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Louisa May Alcott : The Contemporary Reviews - Beverly Lyon Clark

Louisa May Alcott

The Contemporary Reviews

By: Beverly Lyon Clark (Editor)

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Published: 14th April 2011
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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.

Series editor's preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Flower Fables (1855: reprinted, with additions, as The Frost King, vol. 2 of Lulu's Library, 1887)
Hospital Sketches (1863: reprinted in Hospital Sketches and Camp and Fireside Stories, 1869)
On Picket Duty and Other Tales (1864)
Moods (1865: revised edition, 1882)
Morning Glories, and Other Stories (1868, 1871)
Kitty's Class-Day, Aunt Kipp, Psyche's Art (1868: reprinted together in Louisa May Alcott's Proverb Stories, 1868)
Little Women: or, Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy (Part 1, 1868 Part 2, 1869)
An Old-Fashioned Girl (1870)
Little Men: Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys (1871)
My Boys, vol. 1 of Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag (London, 1871, 1872)
Shawl-Straps, vol. 2 of Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag (1872)
Work: A Story of Experience (1873)
Cupid and Chow-Chow, vol. 3 of Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag (1874)
Eight Cousins: or, The Ant-Hill (1875)
Silver Pitchers: Independence, A Centennial Love Story (1876)
Rose in Bloom A Sequel to ' Eight Cousins' (1876)
A Modern Mephistopheles (1877: reprinted with A Whisper in the Dark, 1889)
My Girls, vol. 4 of Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag (1878)
Under the Lilacs (1878)
Jimmy's Cruise in the Pinafore, vol. 5 of Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag (1879)
Jack and Jill: A Village Story (1880)
An Old-Fashioned Thanksgiving, vol. 6 of Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag (1882)
Spinning- Wheel Stories (1884)
A Christmas Dream, vol. 1 of Lulu's Library (1886)
Jo's Boys, and How They Turned Out: A Sequel to 'Little Men' (1886)
A Garland for Girls (1888)
Recollections, vol. 3 of Lulu's Library (1889)
Comic Tragedies, Written by 'Jo' and 'Meg' and Acted by the 'Little Women' (1893)
Index
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ISBN: 9780521155397
ISBN-10: 0521155398
Series: American Critical Archives
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 420
Published: 14th April 2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.59