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Published by The Feminist Press in Old Westbury, NY .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Women iron and steel workers -- Fiction.,
  • Feminist fiction, American.,
  • United States -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Rebecca Harding Davis ; edited and with a biographical interpretation by Tillie Olsen.
ContributionsOlsen, Tillie.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS1517 .L5 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination242 p. ;
Number of Pages242
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2863010M
ISBN 100935312390
LC Control Number84025908

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Life in the Iron Mills is considered to be the first American realist fiction, depicting iron workers' lives, presumably near Wheeling, VA/WV, where Davis lived until her marriage. Published in , it looks at an uneducated Welsh immigrant, Wolfe, desperately poor, who spends his limited free time between shifts sculpting out of mill by-products/5. Buy Life in the Iron Mills and Other Stories: Second Edition by Rebecca Harding Davis, Tillie Olsen (Editor) online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - . Rent Life in the Iron Mills and Other Stories 2nd edition () today, or search our site for other textbooks by Rebecca Harding Davis. Every textbook comes with a day "Any Reason" guarantee. Published by Feminist Press at The City University of New York. Books (A-M) Life in the Iron Mills and Other Stories. Life in the Iron Mills and Other Stories. Life in the Iron Mills and Other Stories. Rebecca Harding Davis A classic of social realism. Quantity: Add To Cart. Facebook 0 Twitter Pinterest 0. Paperback Edition ISBN:

  The road leading to the mills had been quarried from the solid rock, which rose abrupt and bare on one side of the cinder-covered road, while the river, sluggish and black, crept past on the other. The mills for rolling iron are simply immense tent . Find books like Life in the Iron Mills and Other Stories from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked Life in the Iron Mill. Life in the Iron Mills went against the cultural grain of what kinds of people and places were considered worthy of appearing in literature by focusing on an average industrial town and its workers. The reader, used to conventional literature, is likely privileged. Genre/Form: Electronic books Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Davis, Rebecca Harding, Life in the iron mills, and other stories.

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