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The sketches of Louisa May Alcott

by Louisa May Alcott

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Published by Isis in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwith an introduction by Gregory Eiselein.
The Physical Object
Pagination337p. £18.95
Number of Pages337
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21687852M
ISBN 100753168553
OCLC/WorldCa51497274

  The Christmas release of director Greta Gerwig’s new film version of Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women presents a fresh opportunity for Author: Nicolaus Mills. Louisa May Alcott wrote this collection of sketches at the request of her friends and encouraged by her father. It was not a labor of love, and it shows. Allow me to clarify: The nursing was a labor of love while the writing of the sketches was not/5(K).

This is Alcott's account of her experiences as a nurse during the Civil War in a Washington D.C. hospital. The sketches are taken ""from letters hastily written in the few leisure moments of a very busy life,"" and so maintain the immediacy and force of their author.4/5(2).   Louisa May Alcott was the first Civil War army nurse to publish an account of her service. Not yet famous at the author of "Little Women," the appearence of "Hospital Sketches" in the summer of was the also the first of her works to win her widespread attention.5/5(5).

Hospital Sketches (Civil War Classics) - Ebook written by Louisa May Alcott, Civil War Classics. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Hospital Sketches (Civil /5(12). Hospital Sketches is a popular book by Louisa May Alcott. Read Hospital Sketches, free online version of the book by Louisa May Alcott, on Louisa May Alcott's Hospital Sketches consists of 6 parts for ease of reading. Choose the part of Hospital Sketches which you want to read from the table of contents to get started.


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The sketches of Louisa May Alcott by Louisa May Alcott Download PDF EPUB FB2

A delightful collection of sketches by Louisa May Alcott (), the author best known as the creator of Little Women. 'Hospital Sketches', an engaging and deeply moving account of her service as an army nurse during the Civil War/5.

out of 5 stars Hospital Sketches by Louisa May Alcott. Reviewed in the United States on May 4, Verified Purchase. The book came in new condition, and quickly. As for the book, it is a small paperback. I was pleased to find it because I enjoy Louisa May Alcott (and the style of writing + years ago), and had never heard of this one/5(42).

Louisa May Alcott had an ability to tolerate chaos and laugh at herself, which lends a charm to her writing, even though it is the sometimes wordy prose that was common in the 's. I found the book quick to read and enjoyable.

The book would have been enhanced with a brief biography of the author, perhaps on the back cover/5(36). Louisa May Alcott () was an American author of children’s fiction, young adult fiction, thrillers and poetry. Her writing career took off while she was working as a nurse during the Civil War and writing about her experiences (for what became Hospital Sketches).Alcott is best known for her children’s novel Little Women – a Civil War-era coming of age story that spawned.

Louisa May Alcott (/ ˈ ɔː l k ə t,-k ɒ t /; Novem – March 6, ) was an American novelist, short story writer and poet best known as the author of the novel Little Women () and its sequels Little Men () and Jo's Boys (). Raised in New England by her transcendentalist parents, Abigail May and Amos Bronson Alcott, she grew up among many of Genre: Prose, poetry.

The Creation of Hospital Sketches Alcott's Literary Style Claiming a Place for Women in the War Effort The Social Landscape of the Hospital Hospital Sketches and the Meaning of the Civil War Notes.

PART II. Hospital Sketches, by Louisa May Alcott I. Obtaining Supplies II. A Forward Movement III. A Day IV. A Night V. Off Duty VI. A Postscript /5(27). Louisa May Alcott wrote this collection of sketches at the request of her friends and encouraged by her father. It was not a labor of love, and it shows.

Allow me to clarify: The nursing was a labor of love while the writing of the sketches was not. The writing is uneven, moving from third-rate novelization to fair-to-good memior/5. Hospital Sketches () is a compilation of four sketches based on letters Louisa May Alcott sent home during the six weeks she spent as a volunteer nurse for the Union Army during the American Civil War in n in Germantown, Pennsylvania, Louisa May.

Louisa May Alcott was an American novelist best known as author of the novel Little Women. In the mids, Alcott wrote passionate, fiery novels and sensational stories. She also produced wholesome stories for children, and after their positive reception, she did not generally return to creating works for adults.

Alcott, Louisa May, Title: Hospital Sketches Language: English: LoC Class: E History: America: Civil War period () Subject: United States -- History -- Civil War, -- Hospitals Subject: United States -- History -- Civil War, -- Personal narratives Subject: Alcott, Louisa May, -- Career in.

Make Offer - First Edition Hospital Sketches Louisa May Alcott Civil War Little Women Louisa M Alcott LIFE, LETTERS and JOURNALS 1st Ed. Signed "From the Family" $ Louisa May Alcott, American author known for her children’s books, especially the classic Little Women.

Among her other notable works are Little Men, Hospital Sketches, An Old-Fashioned Girl, Aunt Jo’s Scrap Bag, and Jo’s Boys. Learn more about Alcott’s life. The sketches are taken "from letters hastily written in the few leisure moments of a very busy life," and so maintain the immediacy and force of their author.

About the Author: Louisa May Alcott (Novem March 6, )Price Range: $5 - $ "Hospital Sketches" by Louisa May Alcott was a beautifully written short story.

I thought the prose was poetic and at that time she had to have a light sense of humor to help the wounded. This was a very nicely executed accounting of her experiences during the Civil War. Anne Hancock did a fabulous job narrating the story.

Louisa May Alcott began writing when she was very young and she began to receive critical success in the s for her writing. Even though many people don’t know it, she has also published a number of poems, thrillers, short stories and a number of juvenile tales through her career, with the pseudonyn Flora Fairfield.

Get this from a library. Sketches of Louisa May Alcott. [Louisa May Alcott] -- A delightful collection of sketches by Louisa May Alcott (), the author best known as the creator of such novels as LITTLE WOMEN, AN OLD-FASHIONED.

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Louisa May Alcott ( – ) Work/' >Louisa May Alcott was an American novelist, best known for the novel Little Women, which she wrote in She was born on Novemand died on March 6, Alcott was the daughter of noted Transcendentalist Amos Bronson Alcott and Abigail May III, and though of New England parentage and residence, she.

Hospital Sketches by Louisa May Alcott, a free text and ebook for easy online reading, study, and reference. These sketches taken from letters hastily written in the leisure moments of a very busy life make no pretension to literary merit, but are simply a brief record of one person's hospital experience.

As such they are republished, with their many faults but partially amended lest in. Get this from a library. The sketches of Louisa May Alcott. [Louisa May Alcott; Gregory Eiselein] -- This story collection includes: Hospital Sketches, Up the Rhine, Reminiscences of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Recollections of My Childhood and many more.

: Hospital Sketches: Book is a little bumped and worn at head and tail of spine. A little soiling to surfaces of boards. Spine and binding have separated at front. Rear hinge is still intact.

All pages are present and intact. Inscription on ffep with a Price: $My book [Little Women] came out; and people began to think that topsy-turvy Louisa would amount to something after all~Louisa May Alcott, Journal.

Louisa May Alcott was born in Germantown, Pennsylvania on Novem She and her three sisters -- Anna, Elizabeth, and [Abba] May -- were educated by their father, teacher/philosopher A.

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