Little Women | Critical Review by Angela Brazil

This literature criticism consists of approximately 29 pages of analysis & critique of Little Women.
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Critical Review by Angela Brazil

SOURCE: "Little Women: An Appreciation," The Bookman, Vol. LXIII, No. 375, December, 1922, pp. 139–40.

In the following review, Brazil praises Alcott's ability to write convincingly of childhood experiences as an adult.

To girls one of the most acceptable gift-books of the Christmas season will surely be this new and beautiful edition de luxe of Little Women, by Louisa M. Alcott.

In the days of my own youth I had revelled in the story, despite the bad print and lack of illustrations of a cheap edition, so I confess that when I saw it in this glorious new dress, with the lovely pictures giving such charming portraits of those dearest of old friends and playmates, Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy, I just sat down at once, and started to re-read it with all the rapture of my early teens. There are some...

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