Rebecca Harding Davis: A Biographical Sketch & Bibliography
by Janice Milner Lasseter
Her works currently in print are: Life in the Iron Mills, Margret Howth: A Story of To-Day, Waiting for the Verdict, and a selection of stories and essays in Rebecca Harding Davis: A Reader. This last book is an excellent collection of previously unavailable short fiction and essays as well as "Life in the Iron Mills."
Davis, Rebecca Harding. Bits of Gossip. New York: Houghton, 1904.
Grayburn, William F. Grayburn. "The Major Fiction of Rebecca Harding Davis " Ph.D. Dissertation, Pennsylvania State University, 1965.
Harris, Sharon M. Rebecca Harding Davis and American Realism. Philadelphia: U of Pennsylvania P, 1991.
Hesford, Walter. "Literary Contexts of 'Life in the Iron-Mills.'" Journal of American Literature 49 (1977-78): 70-85.
Langford, Gerald. The Richard Harding Davis Years: A Biography of A Mother and Son. New York: Holt, 1961.
Lasseter, Janice Milner. "'Boston in the Sixties': Rebecca Harding Davis'sView of Boston and Concord During the Civil War." The Concord Saunterer, The Thoreau Society Bulletin 3 (1995): 65-72/
Pfaelzer, Jean. "Domesticity and the Discourse of Slavery: 'John Lamar' and 'Blind Tom' by Rebecca Harding Davis." ESQ 38 (1992): 31-56.
--. Introduction. "Marcia" by Rebecca Harding Davis. Legacy 4 (1987): 3-10.
--, ed. A Rebecca Harding Davis Reader. Pittsburgh: U of Pittsburgh P, 1995.
Rose, Jane Atteridge. Rebecca Harding Davis. New York: Twayne, 1993.
Schaeffer, Helen Woodward. "Rebecca Harding Davis,Pioneer Realist." Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Pennsylvania, 1947.
Yellin, Jean Fagin. Afterword. Margret Howth: A Story of To-day. New York: Feminist, 1990.