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Title Little women : critical insights / editors, Gregory Eiselein, Anne K. Phillips
Edition [First edition]
Published Ipswich, Massachusetts : Salem Press, a division of EBSCO Information Services, Inc. ; Amenia, NY : Grey House Publishing, [2015]


Description 1 online resource
Series Critical insights
Critical insights.
Contents About This Volume/rGregory Eiselein & Anne K. Phillips. The Book and the Author. On Little Women: The Unexpected and Enduring Significance of Louisa May Alcott's Most Famous Novel/Gregory Eiselein & Anne K. Phillips -- Biography of Louisa May Alcott: Delineating Fiction from Memoir in Little Women/Anne K. Phillips. Critical Contexts. Little Women in Its Time/ Daniel Shealy -- The Critical Reception of Little Women/ Beverly Lyon Clark -- "Picking the World to Pieces": Little Women and Secularization/Bruce Ronda -- Mignon's Song in America: Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship and Little Women/ Christine Doyle. Critical Readings. Quinny-Dingles/ Quirks/ and Queer-Looking Men: "Regularizing" Little Women/ Anne K. Phillips -- "The precious home letters." Letter-Writing in Little Women/Theresa Strouth Gaul -- It's Complicated: Jo March's Marriage to Writing and Professor Bhaer/Marlowe Daly-Galeano -- "Up the Steep Hill by Trying": The Unorthodox Christianity of Little Women/ R. Eric Tippin -- Beneath the Umbrellas of Benevolent Men: Validating the Middle-Class Woman in Little Women and Five Little Peppers and How They Grew/ Sandra Burr -- "dishes and dusters": Valuing Beth's Labor in Louisa May Alcott's Little Women; or, Staying in for Service/ Lorinda B. Cohoon -- Unsettling Engagements in Moods and Little Women; or, Learning to Love Louisa May Alcott/ Sarah Wadsworth -- Alcott's "Funny Match" for Jo/ Elise Barker -- "Jo March Is Pregnant and Laurie's The Father": Re-Visioning Little Women in Fan Fiction/ Lauren Rizzuto. Resources. Chronology of Louisa May Alcott's Life -- Works by Louisa May Alcott -- Bibliography -- About the Editors -- Contributors -- Index
Summary This book provides readers with a collection of essays and in-depth discussions of Louisa May Alcott's novel, "Little Women". A chronology of Alcott's life, a complete list of Alcott's works and their original dates of publication, a general bibliography, a detailed paragraph on the volume's editor, notes on the individual chapter authors, and a subject index are also provided
Notes Edition statement supplied by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888. Little women.
Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888 -- Criticism and interpretation
SUBJECT Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888 fast
Little women (Alcott, Louisa May) fast
Subject Young women in literature.
Middle class in literature.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- American -- General.
Middle class in literature
Young women in literature
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Eiselein, Gregory, 1965- editor.
Phillips, Anne K., editor.
ISBN 9781619254282