Tracing the steps of Little Women: Madeleine B. Stern’s brilliant analysis, part four: The All-American Novel makes a cherished dream come true

Little did Louisa May Alcott know that when she wrote Little Women, her classic book based upon her own family life and their “queer” adventures, she was writing the story that was on the heart of all Americans. Universal family It was time when American yearned for its own literature, its own family. The March …

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Just when you think there is nothing more to find … something is found!

I got this exciting piece of news today from the Louisa May Alcott Society: New Alcott Letter at the Concond Free Public Library by Leslie Perrin Wilson, Curator, William Munroe Special Collections, Concord Free Public Library Sometimes a single letter or journal entry can open a window on the past in a way unanticipated by …