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Author: Alcott, Louisa May

Pseudonyms:Barnard, A.M.
Spouse/other names:
Year of birth:1832
Year of death:1888
About her personal situation:Her father Amos Bronson was a noted new England philosopher and part of a circle which included the poet Ralph Waldo Emerson. Het mother Abigail May was a noted advocate of women's rights and the abolition of slavery. (introduction to Little Women, ed. 2005)(SP sept 2005) She had three sisters who were the models for 'Little Women', Louisa Alcott portrayed herself as Jo.

Countries:United States
Relations to other authors:

About her professional situation:
Elements of bibliography:MENTIONED IN: - Beauvoir, Deuxième sexe, 1949 (ed.Folio 1976, p. 99, 118) - De Vries, Een stad vol lezers 2011 Cf. - Edna H. Cheney, Louisa May Alcott: Her Life, Letters and Journals. 1889.
Websites: PAL: Perspectives in American Literature
Domestic Goddess
Gutenberg: 26 titles online
Short on-line biography

Editors: Johanneke Straasheijm (update on 12 December 2009)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 05 February 2012)

Works written by this author

E 1 *Louisa May Alcott, the author ()
E 2 A modern Mephistopheles (1877)
E 3 An Old-Fashioned Girl (1870)
E 4 Aunt Jo's scrapbag (1871)
E 5 Eight cousins, or the Aunt Hill (1875)
E 6 Flower Fables (1855)
E 7 Good wives (1871)
E 8 Jack and Jill: A Village Story (1880)
E 9 Jo's boys and how they turned out (1880)
E 10 Little men (1871)
E 11 Little women; or, Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy (1868)
E 12 Moods (1866)
E 13 Morning-Glories, and Other stories (1868)
E 14 My contraband (1863)
E 15 Proverb stories (1868)
E 16 Rose in Bloom: A Sequel to "Eight Cousins" (1876)
E 17 Silver Pitchers and Independence: A Centennial Love Story (1876)
E 18 Something to do. (1873)
E 19 Under the Lilacs (1878)
E 20 Work. A Story of Experience (1873)

Authors read by this author

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