Mudge, Bradford Keyes, editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 116. Gale Research, 1992.
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In the summer of 1852 Elizabeth and Alice Thompson (later AM ) began their education under their father's instruction. Recording her daughters' lessons, Christiana Thompson writes, Dear little angels do their writing . ....
|Education||Louisa May Alcott|
The young ML had as strong an enjoyment of company as of solitude, and enjoyed the school she went to in Massachusetts. Nevertheless at this stage she was her own most important teacher. Her parents...
|Education||Rebecca Harding Davis||
Influenced by her mother's linguistic virtuosity and her father's storytelling and love of classic literature, Rebecca grew up well acquainted with early American history (whose evidence lay close at hand) and with the stories...
|Friends, Associates||Mary Russell Mitford|
|Friends, Associates||Margaret Fuller||
MF 's circle of friends and associates included many of the of the pre-eminent thinkers and writers of her day. She maintained a vision of friendship that demanded total loyalty and sought integrity, sensitivity, and...
|Friends, Associates||Fanny Aikin Kortright|
|Friends, Associates||Camilla Crosland|
|Friends, Associates||Rebecca Harding Davis||
She established a friendship with Nathaniel Hawthorne through an early, enthusiastic letter, in which she described the delight of her first encounters with his work. She nevertheless felt that he always stood somewhat aloof from...
|Friends, Associates||Harriet Martineau|
|Friends, Associates||Herman Melville||
He had a close friendship with Nathaniel Hawthorne .
“Dictionary of Literary Biography online”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Center-LRC.
Nathaniel Hawthorne , who visited her in later years, described her as the most continual talker I ever heard; it is really like the babbling of a brook, and very lively and sensible too; and...
|Intertextuality and Influence||Angela Carter|
|Intertextuality and Influence||Vernon Lee|
|Intertextuality and Influence||Rebecca Harding Davis||
When it first appeared, RHD 's story met with wide critical acclaim and broad recognition from members of the American literary community.
Emily Dickinson wrote to her sister-in-law for a copy.
Davis, Rebecca Harding. “Biographical Introduction”. Life in the Iron Mills; or, the Korl Woman, edited by Tillie Olsen, The Feminist Press, 1972.
American National Biography.
Olsen, Tillie. Silences. Virago, 1980.