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Meg, Jo, Beth, Amy : the story of Little Women and why it still matters / Anne Boyd Roux.

Rioux, Anne Boyd (Author).
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  • 1 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Series Information

Thorndike Press large print popular and narrative nonfiction.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle ON-ORDER 1/NON-FIC LG (Text) NCSTL9781432857479 On Order On order -
Shelby Co PL - Shelbyville Main Library LP 813.4 RIO (Text) 78731000508651 New NF Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781432857479
  • Physical Description: 469 pages volume (large print) ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2018.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
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 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.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Subject: Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888. Little women.
Large type books.
LITERARY CRITICISM / American / General.

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