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One pretty prevalent critical view of the #Exodus narratives, proposed by Redford, but popularised by #IsraelFinkelstein, is that - though they may hold some earlier memories - they were written in the 7th century, and basically reflect the 7th c Egyptian context. Ramesses IIIsrael Finkelstein
Much could be said in response to this rather depressing claim (and has been by, e.g., Hoffmeier)

A recently finished PhD gives a bit more data relating to this question, and suggests that the Redford-Finkelstein position doesn't really fit the facts.
Ella Karev's PhD thesis examines what kinds of slavery were dominant in Egypt between 900BC and 330BC.

Google the title and you can download it for yourself:
"Slavery and Servitude in Late Period Egypt (c. 900 – 330 BC)"
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