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The Resource Louisa May Alcott : a personal biography, Susan Cheever

Louisa May Alcott : a personal biography, Susan Cheever

Label
Louisa May Alcott : a personal biography
Title
Louisa May Alcott
Title remainder
a personal biography
Statement of responsibility
Susan Cheever
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Susan Cheever's comprehensive and definitive biography sheds new light on of life of Louisa May Alcott, whose work has inspired generations of women. Cheever laces this provocative biography with musings on the genesis of genius, and her identification with Jo March when she was a rebellious girl in the throes of puberty
Summary
A revisionist profile of the author of "Little Women" and other classics draws on extensive research using Alcott's journals and correspondence to cover such topics as her embrace of untraditional roles and her early death
Biography type
individual biography
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371260
Cataloging source
DLC
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Cheever, Susan
Dewey number
  • 813/.4
  • B
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Alcott, Louisa May
  • Authors, American
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a personal biography
Label
Louisa May Alcott : a personal biography, Susan Cheever
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
Preface: a trip to Concord -- Trailing clouds of glory, 1832-1849 -- Concord. Louisa in exile, 1840-1843 -- Fruitlands. Family in crisis, 1843-1848 -- Boston. "Stick to your teaching", 1848-1858 -- Orchard House, 1858-1862 -- Fredericksburg. At the Union Hospital, 1863-1865 -- The writer, 1861-1868 -- Little women, 1868-1872 -- Success, 1873-1880 -- Lulu, 1880-1888
Control code
ocn528665902
Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9781416569916
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2010005879
System control number
(OCoLC)528665902
Label
Louisa May Alcott : a personal biography, Susan Cheever
Publication
Contents
Preface: a trip to Concord -- Trailing clouds of glory, 1832-1849 -- Concord. Louisa in exile, 1840-1843 -- Fruitlands. Family in crisis, 1843-1848 -- Boston. "Stick to your teaching", 1848-1858 -- Orchard House, 1858-1862 -- Fredericksburg. At the Union Hospital, 1863-1865 -- The writer, 1861-1868 -- Little women, 1868-1872 -- Success, 1873-1880 -- Lulu, 1880-1888
Control code
ocn528665902
Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9781416569916
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2010005879
System control number
(OCoLC)528665902

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