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Marmee & Louisa

The Untold Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Mother
LaPlante, Eve (Book - 2012 )
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Marmee & Louisa


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The author argues that Louisa's "Marmee," Abigail May Alcott, was in fact the intellectual and emotional center of her daughter's world--exploding the myth that her outspoken idealist father was the source of her progressive thinking and remarkable independence.
Authors: LaPlante, Eve
Title: Marmee & Louisa
the untold story of Louisa May Alcott and her mother
Publisher: New York :, Free Press,, [2012]
Edition: 1st Free Press hardcover ed
Characteristics: ix, 368 p., [8] p. of plates :,ill., map, ports. ;,25 cm
Contents: A good child, but willful
Drawing toward some ideal friend
Humiliating dependence
Sacrifices must be made
This sharp sorrow
Looking to my daughter's labors
To drag life's lengthening chain
The best woman in the world
Mother, is it you?
A dead, decaying thing
Left to dig or die
Paddle my own canoe
The bitter drop in this cup
From May to March
Welcome to my fortune
Thou excellest them all
Stay by, Louie
I believe in dreams
Exploring the America of Abigail & Louisa May Alcott
Summary: The author argues that Louisa's "Marmee," Abigail May Alcott, was in fact the intellectual and emotional center of her daughter's world--exploding the myth that her outspoken idealist father was the source of her progressive thinking and remarkable independence.
Uniform Title: Marmee and Louisa
ISBN: 1451620667
9781451620665
Branch Call Number: B A355L
PS1018 .L37 2012
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