Cultural Context Essays

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Cultural Context Essays

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REBECCA HARDING DAVIS AND LAW Alicia Mischa RenfroeMiddle Tennessee State University Throughout her career, Rebecca Harding Davis engaged contemporary legal issues and concepts. In “Life in the Iron-Mills,” a theft invites consideration of both…

REBECCA HARDING DAVIS AND MEDICINE Sharon M. Harris In 1848 when Rebecca Harding attended the Washington (PA) Female Seminary, she came under the notice of one of its most famous Trustees, the abolitionist and physician Dr. F. Julius Le Moyne.…

REBECCA HARDING DAVIS AND MEDIA Arielle ZibrakUniversity of Wyoming at Casper Davis was the most well-known member of a prominent media family. Her husband, Clarke, was a working journalist who, at different times, edited The Legal Intelligencer, The…

REBECCA HARDING DAVIS AND CHILDREN’S LITERATURE Robin CadwalladerSt. Francis University One of Rebecca Harding Davis’s earliest recollections (detailed in Bits of Gossip) is of her father telling his children the fantastic story of Monsieur Jean…