Summary: "Since its publication on September 30, 1868, Little Women has been one of America's favorite stories. While we now think of it as a girls' book, it was initially read by both boys and girls, men and women of all ages. Professor Anne Boyd Rioux, who read it in her twenties, tells us how Louisa May Alcott came to write the book and drew inspiration for her story from her own life. Its Civil...
Format: sound recording-nonmusical
Publisher / Publication Date: 2018
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 808.3 RIO
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.
Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2018
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 808.3 RIO
Copies Available at Peninsula1 available in Adult, Call number: 813 RIO
Summary: With this volume Library of America presents the biggest and best edition of Woolson’s short fiction ever published. Here are twenty-one stories chosen from her four collections—Castle Nowhere: Lake-Country Sketches (1875), Rodman the Keeper: Southern Sketches (1880), The Front Yard and Other Italian Stories (1895), and Dorothy and Other Italian Stories (1896)—as well as two uncollected...
Publisher / Publication Date: The Library of America 2020