Beyond 'Little Women': Louisa May Alcott's Other Writings

Daniel Hautzinger
Louisa May Alcott may be best-known for her classic Little Women, but she also wrote racy potboilers in which women transgress societal norms under a pseudonym that wasn't traced to her until decades after death, as well as children's fables and moralisti young adult books.

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