Life in the Iron Mills and Other Stories

Second Edition

By Rebecca Harding Davis; Tillie Olsen (Editor)
(The Feminist Press at CUNY, Paperback, 9780935312393, 248pp.)

Publication Date: January 1993

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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
Working-class studies

Rebecca Harding Davis (1831-1910) published 12 books and many serialized novels, stories, and essays.

About the Author

Activist and author Tillie Olsen is best known for her prize-winning fiction Tell Me a Riddle and Yonnondio: From the Thirties. She has taught at MIT, Stanford, and Amherst. Olsen is an recipient of an Award for Distinguished Contribution to American Literature from the American Academy and the National Institute of Arts and Letters.

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