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Little women : an annotated edition

Author: Louisa May Alcott; Daniel Shealy
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. ; London, England : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2013.
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"In this richly annotated, illustrated edition, Daniel Shealy illuminates the novel's deep engagement with issues such as social equality, reform movements, the Civil War, friendship, love, loss, and of course the passage into adulthood. The editor provides running commentary on biographic contexts, social and historical contexts, literary allusions, and words likely to cause difficulty to modern readers. With  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction, American
American fiction
Autobiographical fiction
Bildungsromans
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louisa May Alcott; Daniel Shealy
ISBN: 9780674059719 0674059719
OCLC Number: 811523973
Description: xi, 614 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Louisa May Alcott ; edited by Daniel Shealy.

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More than a delightful girls' book, this richly annotated and illustrated edition of Little Women will instruct new and returning readers, young and old. Alcott scholar Daniel Shealy illuminates the  Read more...

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