A Merry Christmas collects the best holiday stories of Louisa May Alcott, from the yuletide festivities of Marmee and her 'little women' to the moving 'What Love Can Do'.
This anthology is a thorough introduction to classic literature for those who have not yet experienced these literary masterworks. For those who have known and loved these works in the past, this is an invitation to reunite with old friends in a fresh new format. A Merry Christmas collects the best holiday stories of Louisa May Alcott, from the yuletide festivities of Marmee and her 'little women' to the moving 'What Love Can Do'.
Louisa May Alcott (/ˈɔːlkət, -kɒt/; November 29, 1832 – March 6, 1888) was an American novelist, short story writer and poet best known as the author of the novel Little Women (1868) and its sequels Little Men (1871) and Jo's Boys (1886). Raised in New England by her transcendentalist parents, Abigail May and Amos Bronson Alcott, she grew up among many of the well-known intellectuals of the day, such as Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Henry David Thoreau, and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
Louisa May Alcott (November 29, 1832 – March 6, 1888), is a beloved American novelist, best known for her classic work Little Women, which she wrote in 1868. Her revolutionary views on womanhood and equality of people helped to move a nation forward in the idea that all people are created equal by God, male or female, black or white. Louisa May Alcott was the second of four daughters born to Amos Bronson Alcott and Abigail May. From her father she gained a strong and solid education, and from her mother, affectionately known by all as Abba, she gained an enlightened understanding of charity and Christianity.
Louisa May Alcott was an American author who wrote the classic novel 'Little Women,' as well as various works under pseudonyms. Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead. I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship. Do the things you know, and you shall learn the truth you need to know. Louisa May Alcott Biography.
LOUISA MAY ALCOTT is universally recognized as the greatest and most popular story-teller for children in her generation. Of no author can it be more truly said than of Louisa Alcott that her works are a revelation of herself. She has known the way to the hearts of young people, not only in her own class, or even country, but in every condition of life, and in many foreign lands. Plato says, "Beware of those who teach fables to children;" and it is impossible to estimate the influence which the popular writer of fiction has over the audience he wins to listen to his tales. She rarely sought for the material of her stories in old chronicles, or foreign adventures.
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Louisa May Alcott was an American novelist, widely appreciated for her timeless classic novel ‘Little Women’. This biography of Louisa May Alcott provides detailed information about her childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline. Birthday: November 29, 1832. Nationality: American. Famous: Quotes By Louisa May AlcottNovelists. Died At Age: 55. Sun Sign: Sagittarius.
Louisa May Alcott circa 1857 Louisa May worked as a seamstress, governess and teacher for many .
Louisa May Alcott circa 1857. The Alcott family believed very strongly in abolitionism and women’s rights as well as transcendentalism. Louisa May worked as a seamstress, governess and teacher for many years and also became a working author in her early 20s with the publication of her poetry and short stories in various magazines. Louisa May Alcott, her mother Marmee, her father Amos, her older sister Anna, and Anna’s first-born son Frederick, in front of Orchard House, circa 1865.
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Author: Louisa May Alcott
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Publisher: Amereon Ltd (June 1, 1986)
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