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Research Article: Alcott, Louisa May

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Louisa May Alcott: Further Reading

Bibliography

Payne, Alma J. Louisa May Alcott: A Reference Guide. Boston: G. K. Hall, 1980, 87 p.

Offers a comprehensive bibliography of secondary sources on Alcott.

Biographies

Anthony, Katharine. Louisa May Alcott. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1938, 315 p.

Questions the morality and upbringing of the Alcott family. Anthony's book has been criticized by later biographers for lack of solid evidence.

Cheney, Edna D. Louisa May Alcott: Her Life, Letters, and Journals. Boston: Little, Brown, and Co., 1907, 404 p.

Relies heavily on Alcott's journal entries and letters; includes excerpts from previously unpublished poetry. This biography was sanctioned by Alcott's sister.

Saxton, Martha. Louisa May: A Modern Biography of Louisa May Alcott. New York: Houghton Mifflin, 428 p.

Presents a psychoanalytical interpretation of Alcott's life, work, and family relations; observes in Alcott's career a regressive movement away from...

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