A Law Unto Herself book.
A Law Unto Herself book.
Davis Rebecca Harding. A Law Unto Herself; A Novel, Rebecca Davis Harding. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. MoreLess Show More Show Less.
by Rebecca Harding Davis . series Legacies of Nineteenth-Century American Women Writers. Appealing to middle-class literary tastes of the age, A Law Unto Herself elucidated for a broad general audience the need for legal reforms regarding divorce, mental illness, inheritance, and reforms to the Married Women’s Property Laws. Through three fascinating female characters, the novel also invites readers to consider evolving gender roles during a time of cultural change.
Rebecca Harding Davis's literary style is most commonly labeled as realism. A Law unto Herself (1878). The Richard Harding Davis Years: A Biography of Mother and Son. New York: Holt, 1961. However, her literary works mark a transition from romanticism to literary realism, so they combine elements of Sentimentalism, Romanticism, Realism, and Naturalism. For instance, "Life on the Iron Mills" uses sentimental elements such as a narrator who directly addresses the well defined reader, a didactic purpose, and characters in extreme situations for the purpose of emotionally stirring the reader to action.
Автор: Davis, Rebecca Harding Название: A Law Unto Herself .
Appealing to middle-class literary tastes of the age, A Law Unto Herself elucidated for a broad general audience the need for legal reforms regarding divorce, mental illness, inheritance, and reforms to the Married Womens Property Laws.
Rebecca harding davis Book Description: A scathing critique of the legal status of women and their .
Rebecca harding davis. Book Description: A scathing critique of the legal status of women and their property rights in nineteenth-century America, Rebecca Harding Davis's 1878 novelA Law Unto Herselfchronicles the experiences of Jane Swendon, a seemingly naïve and conventional nineteenth-century protagonist struggling to care for her elderly father with limited financial resources. InA Law Unto Herself, Rebecca Harding Davis transforms a typical Gothic plot device of a lost inheritance into a vehicle for a realistic critique of the legal status of women. 857 RUR. Silhouettes Of American Life. Davis Rebecca Harding. 980 RUR. A law unto herself. Rebecca Harding Davis. 404 RUR. Dallas Galbraith. 70. RUR. Frances Waldeaux. 97. Kent Hampden.
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Rebecca Harding graduated from the Washington Female Seminary in 1848. Her books include Waiting for the Verdict (1868), Pro Aris et Focis-A Plea for Our Altars and Hearths (1870), John Andross (1874), A Law unto Herself (1878), Natasqua (1886), Silhouettes of American Life (1892), Frances Waldeaux (1896), and the autobiographical Bits of Gossip (1904). Her later fiction failed to live up to the promise of her early work and grew instead increasingly conventional. Davis was the mother of journalist and novelist Richard Harding Davis.