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Author Strickland, Charles, 1930-

Title Victorian domesticity : families in the life and art of Louisa May Alcott / Charles Strickland ; foreword by Robert Coles
Published University, Ala. : University of Alabama Press, [1985]
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 198 pages)
Contents Foreword; Acknowledgments; Preface; Chapter 1: Alcott's Heritage: The Sentimental Revolution; Chapter 2: The Contradictions of a Sentimental Childhood: Louisa's Early Years; Chapter 3: Growing Up Female and the Family Claim; Chapter 4: Three Audiences and Three Images of Young Womanhood; Chapter 5: Feminism and the Family; Chapter 6: From Old-Fashioned Families to Families of Fashion: The Curse of Success; Chapter 7: Companionate Marriage and the Androgynous Ideal; Chapter 8: The Nurture of the Child: The Sentimental Legacy
Chapter 9: The Family and the World: The Privatization of UtopiaEpilogue: The Legacy of Victorian Domesticity; Notes; Works Cited; Index; About the Author
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 186-194) and index
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Subject Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888.
Authors, American -- 19th century -- Biography.
Domestic fiction, American -- History and criticism.
Families in literature.
Families -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Feminism and literature -- United States.
March family (Fictitious characters)
Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form Biography.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 081739043X (electronic bk.)
9780817390433 (electronic bk.)