Barbara Kingsolver | Literature Criticism Critical Review by Eleanor J. Bader

This literature criticism consists of approximately 4 pages of analysis & critique of Barbara Kingsolver.
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Critical Review by Eleanor J. Bader

SOURCE: “They Would Not Be Moved,” in Belles Lettres, Vol. 5, No. 4, Summer, 1990, p. 16.

In the following review, Bader offers positive assessment of Holding the Line.

When the company began bringing in workers to replace them, striking miners lined up at the mine gates in protest. A few days later, when Phelps Dodge won a court injunction barring the miners from assembling at the gates, women strike supporters began holding mass pickets of their own. When the National Guard and riot troops from Arizona's Department of Public Safety (DPS) were summoned to occupy Clifton and Morenci, no one expected the strike to last much longer. The women organized rallies, pickets and more rallies. They were tear-gassed and arrested. They swore and screamed and sometimes threw rocks, and always they showed up for the picket. Thirteen months later...

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