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Author Davis, Rebecca Harding, 1831-1910.

Title Life in the iron mills / Rebecca Harding Davis ; edited by Cecelia Tichi.

Imprint Boston : Bedford Books, c1998.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  813.4 D297l 1998    ---  Available
Description xii, 435 p. ; 22 cm.
Series Bedford cultural editions
Note Includes works or excerpts from works contemporary with the main text.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 428-435).
Contents Life in the iron-mills : the complete text -- Introduction: cultural and historical background -- A note on the text -- Life in the iron-mills (1861 Atlantic Monthly edition) -- Life in the iron-mills : cultural context -- Work and class -- Village blacksmith / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow -- That aristocracy may be engendered by manufactures / Alexis de Tocqueville -- Iron interests of Wheeling / A. W. Campbell -- Senate testimony from iron foundry proprietor / John Roach -- In Soho on Saturday night (song) / Anonymous -- Perils- immigration / Josiah Strong -- Anglo-Saxon and the world's future / Josiah Strong -- Senate testimony on the kitchen garden movement / Anna Gordon -- Ten nights in a bar-room (excerpt) / T. S. Arthur -- Quaker of the olden time / John Greenleaf Whittier -- Quaker settlement (from uncle tom's cabin) / Harriet Beecher Stowe -- Looking Backward: 2000-1887 (excerpt) / Edward Bellamy -- Art and artists -- Inquiry into the art-conditions and prospects of America / James Jackson Jarves -- Art thoughts (excerpt) / James Jackson Jarves -- Hints to american artists / Anonymous -- Conversations in a studio (excerpt) / William Wetmore Story -- Stewart art gallery / Anonymous -- Process of sculpture / Anonymous -- Greek slave / Anonymous -- Sculptor's studio (from the marble faun) / Nathaniel Hawthorne -- Roderick Hudson (excerpt) / Henry James -- Senate testimony on the arts and art education in the United States / Wilson McDonald -- Senate testimony on industrial art schools for women / Florence Elizabeth Cory -- Women and writing : the public platform -- Letter to George D. Ticknor / Nathaniel Hawthorne -- Great lawsuit (excerpt) / Margaret Fuller -- St. Elmo (excerpt) / Augusta Evans Wilson -- Literary women / Caroline Kirkland -- Ruth Hall (excerpt) / Fanny Fern -- New England girlhood (excerpt) / Lucy Larcom -- Little Women (excerpt) / Louisa May Alcott -- Life and letters of Harriet Beecher Stowe (excerpt) / Annie Fields.
Subject Women iron and steel workers -- Fiction.
Iron and steel workers -- Sources.
Added Author Tichi, Cecelia, 1942-
ISBN 0312163746
031213360X (pbk.)
Standard No. UKM b9831834

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