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Stowe, Harriet Beecher Line breaks: Har|riet Bee|cher Stowe

Definition of Stowe, Harriet Beecher in English:

( 1811–96), American novelist; full name Harriet Elizabeth Beecher Stowe. She won fame with her anti-slavery novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin (1852), which strengthened the contemporary abolitionist cause with its descriptions of the sufferings caused by slavery.

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