Harriet Beecher Stowe

Although we may not each have Wonder Woman’s superpowers, we each possess the ability to change the world. Each of the women
Every emotional response to all occurrences can be expressed in the way an object is perceived or thought about by a character. It doesn't matter what the object is. But for the writer, the language with which the object is described does matter, because it can shape the reader's entire reaction to what is going on in the character's heart.
The bafflement of those in charge is ancient. It is the frustration that kings have always expressed when confronted with
To celebrate the success of Harper Lee's previous and anticipated novels, let's discover other women authors through history. Match the woman with her accomplishment.
Not all conceptual writers work as fast as Dylan and Plath, nor do all experimental writers work as slowly as Bishop. But the differing speeds of composition are not accidental.
Numerous thrillers and suspense writings titillate us by hopping from country to country -- a la James Bond. But let's take a look at some successful examples of exotic suspense written by people who live where they write -- natives or expats.
Reports have appeared about the fight women had to undertake so that women's ski jumping could become an Olympic event. Unfortunately, the history of women in sports has been fraught with the refrain that women "can't."
With a new billion-dollar entertainment/hotel/residential/convention district, a new state of the art science museum, and multi-million dollar upgrades to attractions and hotels, Hartford might just be a new hot spot.
SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTOS PHOTOS: The 220-year-old Brunswick, Maine residence is located near Bowdoin College campus on 28 College
Stowe moved into the Hartford house in 1873, 21 years after Uncle Tom's Cabin was published (it was written in a house she
As tough as theater has gotten as a viable commercial art, in Philadelphia Lane Savadove's still believes that theater can be a catalyst for social change.
For some reason, directors like to take liberties with Bertolt Brecht. Perhaps because the German playwright placed so many
Why do we put things off? Is our fear of failure, disappointment or embarrassment really so great that we let it lay waste to our dreams? Perhaps. But we also procrastinate because we believe we'll live forever.
The fact that Christian ministers maintained a timid silence in face of the Fugitive Slave Law both infuriated Stowe and propelled her to speak out.
I want my age to be my age. I've never been here before and I want to see what it's all about.
The 1800s were of course a time of blatant racism, and many authors reflected that by depicting fictional characters of color in horribly stereotyped ways. Or they omitted those characters entirely, as if the world was populated by whites only.
Curiosity about great novelists has inspired me to read dozens of author biographies. In those books (and on the Web), one can discover many "wow"-inducing facts about renowned writers
The Court's narrow focus on America's constitutional founding fathers obscures the importance of America's second founding that came with the abolition and the Civil War.
If the polls are accurate, for the first time an African American is poised to take the nation's highest political office. We can appreciate just how momentous this is by looking back in history.