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The Censored and Uncensored Literary Lives of Life in the Iron-Mills

The Censored and Uncensored Literary Lives of Life in the Iron-Mills FROM THE ARCHIVES The Censored and Uncensored Literary Lives of Life in the Iron-Mills Janice Milner Lasseter "Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these, ye have done it unto me." Mitchell, quoting Jesus (Matt. 25.36; Davis Life in the Iron-Mills) ebecca Blaine Harding (not yet Davis) must have been a bit dismayed when she read her first published story, Life in the Iron-Mills,1 in its April 1861 Atlantic Monthly form. An entire paragraph had been excised from the manuscript (holograph) she had submitted in 1860.2 When in 1972 Tillie Olsen reprinted Life in the Iron-Mills, she naturally used the Atlantic Monthly text, since she found it "in one of three water-stained, coverless volumes of bound Atlantic Monthlys . . . in an Omaha junkshop" (157). Ticknor and Fields published a new version of the story in an 1865 collection of fiction from the Atlantic Monthly.3 Olsen's reprint and Cecelia Tichi's 1997 edition were both based on the Atlantic's version of the story. Neither Olsen nor Tichi indicate awareness of the 1865 text. This 1865 version restores the substance of the holograph paragraph in two paragraphs, rather than one. The holograph and the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Legacy University of Nebraska Press

The Censored and Uncensored Literary Lives of Life in the Iron-Mills

Legacy , Volume 20 (1) – Nov 18, 2003

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FROM THE ARCHIVES The Censored and Uncensored Literary Lives of Life in the Iron-Mills Janice Milner Lasseter "Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these, ye have done it unto me." Mitchell, quoting Jesus (Matt. 25.36; Davis Life in the Iron-Mills) ebecca Blaine Harding (not yet Davis) must have been a bit dismayed when she read her first published story, Life in the Iron-Mills,1 in its April 1861 Atlantic Monthly form. An entire paragraph had been excised from the manuscript (holograph) she had submitted in 1860.2 When in 1972 Tillie Olsen reprinted Life in the Iron-Mills, she naturally used the Atlantic Monthly text, since she found it "in one of three water-stained, coverless volumes of bound Atlantic Monthlys . . . in an Omaha junkshop" (157). Ticknor and Fields published a new version of the story in an 1865 collection of fiction from the Atlantic Monthly.3 Olsen's reprint and Cecelia Tichi's 1997 edition were both based on the Atlantic's version of the story. Neither Olsen nor Tichi indicate awareness of the 1865 text. This 1865 version restores the substance of the holograph paragraph in two paragraphs, rather than one. The holograph and the

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Published: Nov 18, 2003

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