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Louisa May Alcott on race, sex, and slavery

Author: Louisa May Alcott; Sarah Elbert
Publisher: Boston : Northeastern University Press, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Alcott's short stories are preceded by an extensive introduction. As Elizabeth Young wrote, "Women's Civil War fiction symbolically reimagines the relation between women and nationhood or, more specifically between the disorderly body of the woman author and the diseased body politic of the country at war. The nexus of disrupted and disruptive bodies emerges most clearly in the work of Louisa May Alcott ...  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
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Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888.
Louisa May Alcott on race, sex, and slavery.
Boston : Northeastern University Press, ©1997
(OCoLC)645769573
Named Person: Louisa May Alcott; Louisa May Alcott; Louisa May Alcott
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louisa May Alcott; Sarah Elbert
ISBN: 1555533086 9781555533083 1555533078 9781555533076
OCLC Number: 35762795
Description: lx, 101 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: M.L. --
Nelly's hospital --
Colored soldiers' letters --
An hour --
My contraband --
Elisha Harris, chapter 10 of The United States Sanitary Commission Report.
Responsibility: edited with an introduction by Sarah Elbert.

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The passionate supporter of abolition and women's rights speaks out on the most controversial issues of the day.  Read more...

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