Davis, Rebecca Harding (1831 – 1910)

Davis, Rebecca Harding

1831 – 1910

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Pertinent Archives:

Barnard College Library (correspondence and manuscripts of women including Davis) (http://www.barnard.columbia.edu/library/)

The Huntington Library (correspondence with James Thomas Fields) (http://www.huntington.org/)



Legacy References:


Apthorp, Elaine Sargent. “Sentiment, Naturalism, and the Female Regionalist.” Legacy 7.1 (1990): 3-21.

Davis, Rebecca Harding. Legacy Reprint: “Marcia.” [Harper’s New Monthly Magazine, November 1876] Legacy 4.1 (1987): 6-10.

Davis, Rebecca Harding. Legacy Reprint: “In the Market.” [Peterson’s Magazine 53, 1868] Legacy 8.2 (1991): 122-32.

Elbert, Monika. “Review of Naomi Z. Sofer’s Making the “America of Art”: Cultural Nationalism and NineteenthCentury Women Writers and Susan S. Williams’s Reclaiming Authorship: Literary Women in America, 1850-1900.” Legacy 24.1 (2007): 135-37.[LION]

Harris, Sharon M. “Rebecca Harding Davis: A Continuing Misattribution.” Legacy 5.1 (1988): 33-34.

Harris, Sharon M. “Redefining the Feminine: Women and Work in Rebecca Harding Davis’s ‘In the Market.'” Legacy 8.2 (1991): 118-21.

Hendler, Glenn. “Review of Amy Schrager Lang’s The Syntax of Class: Writing Inequality in Nineteenth-Century America.” Legacy21.1 (2004): 111. [LION]

Homstead, Melissa J. “Review of Patricia Okker’s Social Stories: The Magazine Novel in Nineteenth-Century America and ed. Sharon M. Harris’s Blue Pencils and Hidden Hands: Women Editing Periodicals, 1830-1910.” Legacy 22.1 (2005): 84-5. [LION]

Lasseter, Janice Milner. “The Censored and Uncensored Literary Lives of Life in the Iron-Mills.” Legacy 20.1 (2003): 175-90. [GW][LION]

Mock, Michele L. “Woman, Nature, and the White Plague: Rebecca Harding Davis’s The Yares of the Black Mountain: A True Story.”Legacy 19.2 (2002): 152-69. [GW] [LION]

Pfaelzer, Jean. “‘Marcia’ by Rebecca Harding Davis: Introduction.” Legacy 4.1 (1987): 3-5.

Pfaelzer, Jean. “Discourses of Women and Class: Subjection, Subversion, and Subjectivity.” Legacy 16.1 (1999): 1-10. [GW] [LION]

Pfaelzer, Jean. Legacy Profile: “Rebecca Harding Davis, 1831-1910.” Legacy 7.2 (1990): 39-45.

Rose, Jane Atteridge. “Review of Sharon M. Harris’s Rebecca Harding Davis and American Realism.” Legacy 9.2 (1992): 157-59.

Rowe, Carlos. “Review of Paula Rabinowitz’s Labor and Desire: Women’s Revolutionary Fiction in Depression America.” Legacy 10.2 (1993): 144.

Scheiber, Andrew J. “Review of Jean Pfaelzer’s Parlor Radical: Rebecca Harding Davis and the Origins of American Social Realism.”Legacy 15.2 (1998): 224. [GW] [LION]

Scheiber, Andrew J. “An Unknown Infrastructure: Gender, Production, and Aesthetic Exchange in Rebecca Harding Davis’s ‘Life in the Iron Mills.'” Legacy 11.2 (1994): 101-17.

Schultz, Jane E. “Review of Sarah E. Gardner’s Blood and Irony: Southern White Women’s Narratives of the Civil War, 1861-1937and Lisa A. Long’s Rehabilitating Bodies: Health, History, and the American Civil War.” Legacy 24.1 (2007): 141-43. [LION]

Silver, Andrew. “‘Unnatural Unions’: Picturesque Travel, Sexual Politics, and Working-Class Representation in A Night Under Groundand Life in the Iron-Mills.” Legacy 20.1 (2003): 94-117. [GW] [LION]

Stoner, Ruth. “Rebecca Harding Davis’s ‘Second Life’; or ‘Her Hands Could Be Trained as Well as His.'” Legacy 19.1 (2002): 44-52.[GW] [LION]

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