Milton Meltzer | Critical Essay by Jean Fritz

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Critical Essay by Jean Fritz

Maria Child served so many causes and served them so zealously, a biographer less skillful than Milton Meltzer might easily depict her as one of those shrill women reformers who strode so militantly across the American scene in the middle of the 19th century. [In Tongue of Flame: The Life of Lydia Maria Child"], Mr. Meltzer falls into no such trap. Mrs. Child Milton Meltzer 1915–Milton Meltzer 1915– Photograph by Janet Fletcher; courtesy of Milton Meltzeremerges as a gifted many-sided person who could commit herself totally and passionately to a movement without losing her independent view of it. And it is this view that, thanks to Mr. Meltzer, is so illuminating to the modern reader. Indeed, there could hardly be a better way to experience the cumulative effect of the slavery conflict, incident by incident.

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