Louisa May Alcott: The Contemporary Reviews by Beverly Lyon ClarkLouisa May Alcott: The Contemporary Reviews by Beverly Lyon Clark

Louisa May Alcott: The Contemporary Reviews

EditorBeverly Lyon Clark

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Louisa May Alcott was very popular and respected as the author of novels, sensational tales, travel writing and temperance tracts. In addition to providing a wealth of new information for scholars interested in the writer, this considerable collection of nineteenth-century reviews also reveals more about the ways in which reading audiences were constructed in the nineteenth-century U.S. The reviews provide a window into nineteenth-century attitudes toward popular fiction and women writers as well.
Title:Louisa May Alcott: The Contemporary ReviewsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:420 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.87 inPublished:April 14, 2011Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521155398

ISBN - 13:9780521155397

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Table of Contents

Series editor's preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Flower Fables (1855: reprinted, with additions, as The Frost King, vol. 2 of Lulu's Library, 1887); 2. Hospital Sketches (1863: reprinted in Hospital Sketches and Camp and Fireside Stories, 1869); 3. On Picket Duty and Other Tales (1864); 4. Moods (1865: revised edition, 1882); 5. Morning Glories, and Other Stories (1868, 1871); 6. Kitty's Class-Day, Aunt Kipp, Psyche's Art (1868: reprinted together in Louisa May Alcott's Proverb Stories, 1868); 7. Little Women: or, Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy (Part 1, 1868; Part 2, 1869); 8. An Old-Fashioned Girl (1870); 9. Little Men: Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys (1871); 10. My Boys, vol. 1 of Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag (London, 1871, 1872); 11. Shawl-Straps, vol. 2 of Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag (1872); 12. Work: A Story of Experience (1873); 13. Cupid and Chow-Chow, vol. 3 of Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag (1874); 14. Eight Cousins: or, The Ant-Hill (1875); 15. Silver Pitchers: Independence, A Centennial Love Story (1876); 16. Rose in Bloom; A Sequel to ' Eight Cousins' (1876); 17. A Modern Mephistopheles (1877: reprinted with A Whisper in the Dark, 1889); 18. My Girls, vol. 4 of Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag (1878); 19. Under the Lilacs (1878); 20. Jimmy's Cruise in the Pinafore, vol. 5. of Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag (1879); 21. Jack and Jill: A Village Story (1880); 22. An Old-Fashioned Thanksgiving, vol. 6 of Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag (1882); 23. Spinning- Wheel Stories (1884); 24. A Christmas Dream, vol. 1 of Lulu's Library (1886); 25. Jo's Boys, and How They Turned Out: A Sequel to 'Little Men' (1886); 26. A Garland for Girls (1888); 27. Recollections, vol. 3 of Lulu's Library (1889); 28. Comic Tragedies, Written by 'Jo' and 'Meg' and Acted by the 'Little Women' (1893); Index.