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Davis, Rebecca Harding 1831-1910

Overview
Works: 122 works in 428 publications in 2 languages and 26,689 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Feminist fiction  Biography  Sources  Political fiction  History  Personal narratives 
Roles: Author, Contributor
Classifications: PS1517, 813.4
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Most widely held works about Rebecca Harding Davis
 
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Most widely held works by Rebecca Harding Davis
Life in the iron mills, or, The korl woman by Rebecca Harding Davis( Book )

34 editions published between 1861 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This definitive edition reprints the text of Rebecca Harding Davis's Life in the Iron-Mills together with a broad selection of historical and cultural documents that open up the novella to the consideration of a range social and cultural issues vital to Davis's nineteenth century. Special attention is given to nineteenth-century American discussions of work and social class, moral and social reform, the development of American art and industry, and the position of the woman writer
Margret Howth : a story of to-day by Rebecca Harding Davis( Book )

41 editions published between 1862 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Silhouettes of American life by Rebecca Harding Davis( Book )

25 editions published between 1892 and 2013 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life in the iron mills, and other stories by Rebecca Harding Davis( Book )

12 editions published between 1984 and 1993 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Waiting for the verdict by Rebecca Harding Davis( Book )

21 editions published between 1867 and 2013 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rebecca Harding Davis's stories of the Civil War era : selected writings from the borderlands by Rebecca Harding Davis( Book )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Andross [a novel] by Rebecca Harding Davis( Book )

19 editions published between 1874 and 2013 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Rebecca Harding Davis reader : "Life in the iron-mills," selected fiction & essays by Rebecca Harding Davis( Book )

5 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an excellent critical introduction, Jean Pfaelzer integrates cultural, historical, and psychological approaches in penetrating readings of Davis's work. She emphasizes how Davis's fictional embrace of the commonplace was instrumental in the demise of American romanticism and in eroding the repressive cultural expectations for women
Frances Waldeaux, a novel by Rebecca Harding Davis( Book )

21 editions published between 1896 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dallas Galbraith by Rebecca Harding Davis( Book )

15 editions published between 1868 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doctor Warrick's daughters; a novel by Rebecca Harding Davis( Book )

9 editions published between 1896 and 2013 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A law unto herself. A novel by Rebecca Harding Davis( Book )

13 editions published between 1878 and 2015 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A scathing critique of the legal status of women and their property rights in nineteenth-century America, Rebecca Harding Davis's 1878 novel A Law Unto Herself chronicles the experiences of Jane Swendon, a seemingly naive and conventional nineteenth-century protagonist struggling to care for her elderly father with limited financial resources. In order to continue care, Jane seeks to secure her rightful inheritance despite the efforts of her cousin and later her husband, a greedy man who has tricked her father into securing her hand in marriage. Appealing to middle-class literary tastes of the age, A Law Unto Herself elucidated for a broad general audience the need for legal reforms regarding divorce, mental illness, inheritance, and reforms to the Married Women's Property Laws. Through three fascinating female characters, the novel also invites readers to consider evolving gender roles during a time of cultural change"--
Bits of gossip by Rebecca Harding Davis( Book )

8 editions published between 1904 and 2007 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A middle-aged woman by Rebecca Harding Davis( )

7 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walhalla by Rebecca Harding Davis( )

7 editions published between 1880 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One week an editor by Rebecca Harding Davis( )

6 editions published in 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jane Murray's Thanksgiving story by Rebecca Harding Davis( )

6 editions published in 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blind Tom by Rebecca Harding Davis( )

6 editions published in 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An old-time love story by Rebecca Harding Davis( )

6 editions published in 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anne by Rebecca Harding Davis( )

6 editions published in 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Life in the iron mills, and other stories
Alternative Names
Blaine Harding Davis, Rebecca 1831-1910

Davis, R. H.

Davis, R. H. 1831-1910

Davis, R. H. (Rebecca Harding), 1831-1910

Davis, Rebecca Blaine Harding 1831-1910

Davis, Rebecca H. 1831-1910

Harding Davis, Rebecca 1831-1910

Harding Davis, Rebecca Blaine 1831-1910

Harding, Rebecca Blaine 1831-1910

Дэвис, Ребекка Хардинг

רבקה הרדינג דייוויס

ربکا هاردینگ دیویس ژورنالیست و نویسنده آمریکایی

デイヴィス, レベッカ・ハーディング

Languages
English (305)

French (1)

Covers
Margret Howth : a story of to-dayLife in the iron mills, and other storiesWaiting for the verdictRebecca Harding Davis's stories of the Civil War era : selected writings from the borderlandsA Rebecca Harding Davis reader : "Life in the iron-mills," selected fiction & essaysFrances Waldeaux, a novelA law unto herself. A novel