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The Selected Letters of Louisa May Alcott contains a broad cross-section of letters from the correspondence of the creator of Little Women and provides a compelling autobiography of this most autobiographical of writers. Spanning a period of forty-five years, this collection provides vivid accounts of Alcott's life and development as a writer.Episodes in Alcott's life are candidly reflected: her youth, when the prototype of Jo March was already being shaped; the 1868 publication of Little Women and the prosperity and renown the book brought its author; her never-ending struggles for her family; the final years spent caring for her niece and an invalid father. Alcott's letters also furnished a vent for the pressures she felt to write a sequel to Little Women and play matchmaker for the novel's heroine. Writing to a friend in early 1869, Alcott remarked that & quot;Jo should have remained a literary spinster but so many enthusiastic young ladies wrote to me clamorously demanding that she should marry Laurie, or somebody, that I didnt dare to refuse & out of perversity went & made a funny match for her. I expect vials of wrath to be poured out upon my head, but rather enjoy the prospect. & quot;The correspondence sheds light on Alcott's relationship with her publishers, such friends as Emerson and Thoreau, and members of her family. Of particular note are her observations & mdash;many of them firsthand & mdash;on such major issue 19th century,american literature,arts and literature,authors,biographies,essays and correspondence,historical,history,history and criticism,humanities Humanities, University of Georgia Press

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The Selected Letters of Louisa May Alcott
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Alcott, Louisa May

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The Selected Letters of Louisa May Alcott

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9780820317403

A broad cross-section of letters from the correspondence of the creator of "Little Women". This collection provides an autobiography spanning 45 years and provides an account of Alcott's life and development as a writer.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780820317403
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0820317403
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Publishing year: 1995
Publisher: UNIV OF GEORGIA PR
410 Pages
Weight: 0,617 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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