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5.16: The Ghost in the Cap’n Brown House

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  • Stowe’s most important work, of course, was her anti-slavery novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin, but that didn’t stop her from jumping on the “ghost story” train of the mid to late nineteenth century, when that sister genre of fantasy started to take on the tropes and themes that we recognize so well today in modern horror flicks and stories. This is a great scanned rendition of it, so you can see the original formatting and illustrations.

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