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Transcendental wife : the life of Abigail May Alcott

Author: Cynthia H Barton
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Transcendental Wife tells the story of Abigail May Alcott (1800-1877), a 19th-century wife and mother, who accepted the view that women best served society and moral authority by supporting involved  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Barton, Cynthia H.
Transcendental wife.
Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, ©1996
(OCoLC)604906704
Named Person: Abba May Alcott; Amos Bronson Alcott; Louisa May Alcott; Abba May Alcott; Amos Bronson Alcott; Louisa May Alcott; Abba May Alcott; Abba May Alcott
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cynthia H Barton
ISBN: 0761803866 9780761803867 0761803874 9780761803874
OCLC Number: 34767358
Description: xviii, 195 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Marriage --
Ch. 2. Motherhood --
Ch. 3. Marital Discord --
Ch. 4. Con-sociate Family --
Ch. 5. Natural Family --
Ch. 6. Sister of Charity --
Ch. 7. Marmee.
Responsibility: Cynthia H. Barton.

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Cynthia Barton has presented a well-researched and well-written biography of this fascinating woman, who was the mainstay of her husband Bronson and the inspiration for her daughter Louisa. How good Read more...

 
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