It can be inferred that the author of the passage would be likely to agree with which of the following statements about Phelps' writing? A. While Phelps' earlier works did a great deal toward legitimizing the figure of the American woman doctor, her novel Doctor Zay did not. B. Critics have tended to underestimate the impact Phelps' earlier work had in helping to legitimize the figure of the American woman doctor during an important period. C. The substantial increase in the number of woman doctors in post-Civil War America was a more significant factor than was Phelps' writing in helping to legitimize woman doctors in post-Civil War America.