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Louisa May Alcott : from blood & thunder to hearth & home

Author: Madeleine B Stern
Publisher: Boston : Northeastern University Press, ©1998.
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From the Publisher: Gathered together for the first time in this volume, these influential articles by distinguished Alcott scholar Madeleine Stern illuminate Louisa May Alcott's development as an individual and a writer, revealing a surprisingly complex personality. The essays trace her growing professionalism, uncover her feminist and abolitionist convictions, and discuss the discoveries that unmasked her double  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
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Louisa May Alcott.
Boston : Northeastern University Press, c1998
(OCoLC)606987375
Named Person: Louisa May Alcott; Louisa May Alcott; Louisa May Alcott; Louisa May Alcott
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Madeleine B Stern
ISBN: 1555533493 9781555533496 1555533485 9781555533489
OCLC Number: 37890514
Description: viii, 274 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: [ch. 1]. Louisa Alcott, trouper: experiences in theatricals, 1848-1880 --
[ch. 2]. Alcott's first book: tales for Ellen E. --
[ch. 3]. Louisa May Alcott and the Boston Saturday Evening Gazette --
[ch. 4]. Early Alcott sensation story: "Marion Earle: or, only an actress!" --
[ch. 5]. Some anonymous and pseudonymous thrillers of Louisa M. Alcott / Leona Rostenberg --
[ch. 6]. Five letters that changed an image: Louisa Alcott --
[ch. 7]. Unmasked / Leona Rostenberg and Madeleine B. Stern --
[ch. 8]. Behind a mask: history of a book --
[ch. 9]. Louisa's Wonder Book: a newly discovered Alcott juvenile --
[ch. 10]. Witch's caualdron to the family hearth: Louisa M. Alcott's literary development, 1848-1868 --
[ch. 11]. First appearance of a Little Women incident --
[ch. 12]. Louisa M. Alcott in periodicals --
[ch. 13]. Louisa Alcott's feminist letters --
[ch. 14]. Louisa Alcott's self-criticism --
[ch. 15]. Louisa May Alcott had her head examined / Madeleine Stern and Kent Bicknell --
[ch. 16]. Louisa May Alcott & Frank M. Lupton --
[ch. 17]. Louisa May Alcott at 150: a writer's progress.
Responsibility: [edited by] Madeleine B. Stern.

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From the Publisher: Gathered together for the first time in this volume, these influential articles by distinguished Alcott scholar Madeleine Stern illuminate Louisa May Alcott's development as an individual and a writer, revealing a surprisingly complex personality. The essays trace her growing professionalism, uncover her feminist and abolitionist convictions, and discuss the discoveries that unmasked her double literary life.

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