Arizona Quarterly: A Journal of American Literature, Culture, and Theory
American literature, 19th century, Rebecca Harding Davis, short story, metaphor, sculpture, human body, female identity
Sonstegard, Adam, "Shaping a Body of One’s Own: Rebecca Harding Davis’s Life in the Iron Mills and Waiting for the Verdict" (2004). English Faculty Publications. 46.
First appeared in Arizona Quarterly 60.1 (2014); revised version printed by permission of the Regents of The University of Arizona.