Sharon M. Harris is professor emerita of English at the University of Connecticut. She is the author of A Feminist Reader: Feminist Thought from Sappho to Satrapi, Dr. Mary Walker: An American Radical, and Rebecca Harding Davis’s Stories of the Civil War Era.
Seeing Both Sides of the Shield: On Rebecca Harding Davis
"When we look for meaning in the lives of historical figures, what we’re often looking for is the reflected image of our own ideas and beliefs."...