Slaveries `in the borders': Rebecca Harding Davis's `Life in the Iron Mills' in its Southern Context

Henwood, Dawn
September 1999
Mississippi Quarterly;Fall99, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p567
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
Focuses on the book `Life in the Iron Mills,' by Rebecca Harding Davis. Attachment of Davis to the Southern slave culture of Virginia; Context of abuses suffered by industrial labor; Relation of social realism with literary culture; Contempt for the position of abolitionism; Cultivation of a double-jointed socio-economic environment.


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