Hospital Sketches / Edition 1

Hospital Sketches / Edition 1

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by Louisa May Alcott, Alice Fahs
     
 

An account of Alcott's experiences as a nurse during the Civil War.See more details below

Overview

An account of Alcott's experiences as a nurse during the Civil War.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312260286
Publisher:
Bedford/St. Martin's
Publication date:
09/25/2003
Series:
Bedford Cultural Editions Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
138
Product dimensions:
5.47(w) x 8.34(h) x 0.29(d)

Table of Contents

PART I.
Introduction: Louisa May
Alcott's Civil War
The Alcott Family
The Struggle for Work
Alcott's Early Literary Career
The Coming of War
Becoming a Nurse
Battle of Fredericksburg
Hospital Life and Medical Care
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

APPENDICES
Chronology of Louisa
May Alcott's Life
Questions for Consideration
Selected Bibliography

Index

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