Dred: A Tale of the Great Dismal Swamp

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Novel by Harriet Beecher Stowe, published in 1856. It complements Uncle Tom's Cabin by showing the demoralizing influence of slavery on the whites. Dred is modeled on Nat Turner. There were three dramatizations of Dred, including one by Brougham.

Subjects: Literature.

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Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811—1896) American novelist