(Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction)

Following three slaves and their experiences in and out of slavery, Stowe's novel deals with the effects of slavery on both blacks and whites...

(The entire section is 1670 words.)

Uncle Tom

(Novels for Students)

Tom is a slave who lives first with the Shelbys of Kentucky, then with the St. Clares of New Orleans, and finally on the plantation of Simon...

(The entire section is 331 words.)

Other Characters

(Novels for Students)

Augustine St. Clare's personal slave, Adolph is something of a dandy. He wears his master's castoff elegant clothing and...

(The entire section is 2087 words.)