You must read this book and let your heart be broken--"New York Times Book Review"
"One of the earliest recognitions in American literature of the existence of the very poor."--Michele Murray, "National Observer"
Suggested for course use in:
19th-century U.S. literature
Rebecca Harding Davis (1831-1910) published 12 books and many serialized novels, stories, and essays.
"You must read this book and let your heart be broken."
--The New York Times Book Review "One of the earliest recognitions in American literature of the existence of the very poor."
"Life in the Iron Mills has been described as the 'Uncle Tom's Cabin of American capitalism, ' a work which first acknowledged the dignity and intelligence of working people. . . . It's an American classic that foreshadowed the naturalist technique of later nineteenth-century writers."
--San Francisco Chronicle
Number Of Pages: 248
Published: 1st January 1993
Publisher: Feminist Press at The City University of New York
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 17.5 x 12.4
Weight (kg): 0.18
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Enlarged