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Title:
Meg, Jo, Beth, Amy : the story of Little Women and why it still matters
Author:
Rioux, Anne Boyd, author.
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Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : W. W. Norton & Company, [2018]
Physical Description:
xiv, 273 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Summary:
A 150th anniversary tribute describes the cultural significance of Louisa May Alcott's classic, exploring how its relatable themes and depictions of family resilience, community, and female resourcefulness have inspired generations of writers.
Language:
English
Contents:
Prologue: "Our book" -- Part I. The making of a classic -- "Pegging away": the road to Little Women -- "We really lived most of it": making up Little Women -- "Fresh, sparkling,...full of soul": the phenomenon of Little Women -- Part II. The life of a classic -- "See her...living...the immortal Jo!": Little Women on stage and screen -- "The mother of us all": Little Women's cultural and literary influence -- "A divided house of a book": reading Little Women -- Part III. A classic for today -- "A private book for girls": can boys read Little Women? -- "Being someone": growing up female with Little Women -- "Wanting to be Rory, but better": Little Women and girls' stories today.
ISBN:
9780393254730
Format :
Book

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