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By Elaine Showalter

ISBN-10: 0813512719

ISBN-13: 9780813512716

ISBN-10: 0813512727

ISBN-13: 9780813512723

The discovery lately of Louisa could Alcott's pseudonymous sensation tales has made readers and students more and more conscious of her accomplishments past her most famed novel, Little girls, one in all the nice foreign best-sellers of all time. What has been recovered throws new gentle at the kid's books and asks us to query our assumptions in regards to the suposedly staid and nostalgic Alcott.

Alternative Alcott includes works by no means ahead of reprinted, together with "How I Went Out to Service," "My Contraband," and "Psyche's Art." It additionally includes Behind a Mask, her most vital sensation tale; the entire and proper textual content of her final unfinished novel, Diana and Persis; "Transcendental Wild Oats"; Hospital Sketches; and Alcott's different very important texts on nineteenth-century social heritage. This anthology brings jointly for the 1st time numerous Louisa could Alcott's journalistic, satiric, feminist, and sensation texts. Elaine Showalter has supplied a good creation and notes to the collection.

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