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Literary Ladies

Her latest book, Working Women, Literary Ladies: The Industrial Revolution and Female Aspiration, is the result of a process of trial and error, says Silvia Cook. It concerns working women in 19th-century America, and “is based on a series of coincidences, of things that happened in the 19th century.”

A Working Woman

Sylvia Cook
Professor, English
UM St. Louis

By Jacqueline Lampert