The Resource Alcott in her own time : a biographical chronicle of her life, drawn from recollections, interviews, and memoirs by family, friends, and associates, edited by Daniel Shealy, (electronic resource)

Alcott in her own time : a biographical chronicle of her life, drawn from recollections, interviews, and memoirs by family, friends, and associates, edited by Daniel Shealy, (electronic resource)

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Alcott in her own time : a biographical chronicle of her life, drawn from recollections, interviews, and memoirs by family, friends, and associates
Title
Alcott in her own time
Title remainder
a biographical chronicle of her life, drawn from recollections, interviews, and memoirs by family, friends, and associates
Statement of responsibility
edited by Daniel Shealy
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Subject
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Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
By 1888, twenty years after the publication of Little Women, Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888) was one of the most popular and successful authors America had yet produced. In her pre-Little Women days, she concocted blood-and-thunder tales for low wages; post-Little Women, she specialized in domestic novels and short stories for children. Collected here for the first time are the reminiscences of people who knew her, the majority of which have not been published since their original appearance in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Many of the printed recollections in this book appeared after Alcot
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MiAaPQ
Dewey number
  • 813.4
  • 813/.4
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government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PS1018
LC item number
.A53 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Shealy, Daniel
Series statement
Writers in their own time
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  • Alcott, Louisa May
  • Authors, American
Label
Alcott in her own time : a biographical chronicle of her life, drawn from recollections, interviews, and memoirs by family, friends, and associates, edited by Daniel Shealy, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Contents; Introduction; Chronology; [Annie Sawyer Downs], [Reminiscences of a Childhood in Concord in the 1840s]; Augusta Bowers French, [Louisa May Alcott in 1860]; Anne Brown Adams, [Louisa May Alcott in the Early 1860s]; Elizabeth B. Greene, [A Visit to the Alcotts in 1864]; Moses Coit Tyler, [A Letter about Louisa May Alcott in London] (1866); Anna Alcott Pratt, "A Letter from Miss Alcott's Sister about 'Little Women' " (1871); Anonymous, [Louisa May Alcott Visits the Sorosis Club in 1875]; Lydia Maria Child, [A Letter about the Alcotts and Orchard House] (1876)
  • Bessie Holyoke, [A Visit with Anna Alcott Pratt] (1878)Anonymous, "Miss Alcott's Birthplace" (1891); Anonymous, "Mr. Alcott and His Daughters" (1882); Louisa May Alcott, "Recollections of My Childhood" (1888); Lurabel Harlow, From Louisa May Alcott: A Souvenir (1888); Mary Bartol, "The Author of 'Little Women' " (1888); Frances Bellows Sanborn, "The Alcotts" (1888); Ednah Dow Cheney, From Louisa May Alcott: Her Life, Letters and Journals (1889); Maria S. Porter, "Recollections of Louisa May Alcott" (1892); Anna Alcott Pratt, "A Foreword by Meg" (1893)
  • Frank Preston Stearns, From Sketches from Concord andAppledore (1895)Edward W. Emerson, "When Louisa Alcott Was a Girl" (1898); Alfred Whitman, [Reminiscences of "Laurie"] (1901 and 1902); Annie M. L. Clark, From The Alcotts in Harvard (1902); Rebecca Harding Davis, From Bits of Gossip (1904); F. B. Sanborn, "A Concord Notebook: The Womenof Concord-III. Louisa Alcott and Her Circle" (1906); Clara Gowing, From The Alcotts as I Knew Them (1909); F. B. Sanborn, "Reminiscences of Louisa May Alcott" (1912); John S. P. Alcott, "The 'Little Women' of Long Ago" (1913)
  • Lydia Hosmer Wood, "Beth Alcott's Playmate: A Glimpse of Concord Town in the Days of Little Women" (1913)Frederick L. H. Willis, From Alcott Memoirs (1915); LaSalle Corbell Pickett, From Across My Path: Memoriesof People I Have Known (1916); [Russell H. Conwell], [A Visit to Louisa May Alcott] (1917); Julian Hawthorne, [Memories of the Alcott Family] (1922 and 1932); Mary Hosmer Brown, From Memories of Concord (1926); Maude Appleton McDowell, "Louisa May Alcott: By the Original 'Goldilocks' " (1936); Marion Talbot, "Glimpses of the Real Louisa May Alcott" (1938)
  • Nina Ames Frey, "Miss Clara and Her Friend, Louisa" (1960)Index
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (297 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781587295980
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
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  • (CKB)1000000000469966
  • (EBL)843107
  • (OCoLC)85810160
  • (SSID)ssj0000100914
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11111664
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000100914
  • (PQKBWorkID)10037345
  • (PQKB)11623240
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC843107
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse9185
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000469966
Label
Alcott in her own time : a biographical chronicle of her life, drawn from recollections, interviews, and memoirs by family, friends, and associates, edited by Daniel Shealy, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Contents; Introduction; Chronology; [Annie Sawyer Downs], [Reminiscences of a Childhood in Concord in the 1840s]; Augusta Bowers French, [Louisa May Alcott in 1860]; Anne Brown Adams, [Louisa May Alcott in the Early 1860s]; Elizabeth B. Greene, [A Visit to the Alcotts in 1864]; Moses Coit Tyler, [A Letter about Louisa May Alcott in London] (1866); Anna Alcott Pratt, "A Letter from Miss Alcott's Sister about 'Little Women' " (1871); Anonymous, [Louisa May Alcott Visits the Sorosis Club in 1875]; Lydia Maria Child, [A Letter about the Alcotts and Orchard House] (1876)
  • Bessie Holyoke, [A Visit with Anna Alcott Pratt] (1878)Anonymous, "Miss Alcott's Birthplace" (1891); Anonymous, "Mr. Alcott and His Daughters" (1882); Louisa May Alcott, "Recollections of My Childhood" (1888); Lurabel Harlow, From Louisa May Alcott: A Souvenir (1888); Mary Bartol, "The Author of 'Little Women' " (1888); Frances Bellows Sanborn, "The Alcotts" (1888); Ednah Dow Cheney, From Louisa May Alcott: Her Life, Letters and Journals (1889); Maria S. Porter, "Recollections of Louisa May Alcott" (1892); Anna Alcott Pratt, "A Foreword by Meg" (1893)
  • Frank Preston Stearns, From Sketches from Concord andAppledore (1895)Edward W. Emerson, "When Louisa Alcott Was a Girl" (1898); Alfred Whitman, [Reminiscences of "Laurie"] (1901 and 1902); Annie M. L. Clark, From The Alcotts in Harvard (1902); Rebecca Harding Davis, From Bits of Gossip (1904); F. B. Sanborn, "A Concord Notebook: The Womenof Concord-III. Louisa Alcott and Her Circle" (1906); Clara Gowing, From The Alcotts as I Knew Them (1909); F. B. Sanborn, "Reminiscences of Louisa May Alcott" (1912); John S. P. Alcott, "The 'Little Women' of Long Ago" (1913)
  • Lydia Hosmer Wood, "Beth Alcott's Playmate: A Glimpse of Concord Town in the Days of Little Women" (1913)Frederick L. H. Willis, From Alcott Memoirs (1915); LaSalle Corbell Pickett, From Across My Path: Memoriesof People I Have Known (1916); [Russell H. Conwell], [A Visit to Louisa May Alcott] (1917); Julian Hawthorne, [Memories of the Alcott Family] (1922 and 1932); Mary Hosmer Brown, From Memories of Concord (1926); Maude Appleton McDowell, "Louisa May Alcott: By the Original 'Goldilocks' " (1936); Marion Talbot, "Glimpses of the Real Louisa May Alcott" (1938)
  • Nina Ames Frey, "Miss Clara and Her Friend, Louisa" (1960)Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (297 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781587295980
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000469966
  • (EBL)843107
  • (OCoLC)85810160
  • (SSID)ssj0000100914
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11111664
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000100914
  • (PQKBWorkID)10037345
  • (PQKB)11623240
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC843107
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse9185
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000469966

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