Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888) was an American novelist and poet best known as the author of the novel Little Women and its sequels Little Men and Jo's Boys. Raised by her transcendentalist parents, she grew up among many of the well-known intellectuals of the day such as Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Henry David Thoreau. Little Women is loosely based on Alcott's childhood experiences with her three sisters.
A Modern Mephistophelesby Louisa May Alcott, Octavia Cowan, Octavia Davis
Louisa May Alcott has always been associated with literature for children and young adults. Here in effect is a "new" book by the universally popular Alcott. A Modern Mephistopheles is an extraordinary narrative, combining profound intellectualism, gaudy sensationalism, and strong feminist tendencies. Its subject, style, and language mark radicial deviations from those expected of Alcott. Taming a Tartar is a newly discovered Alcott thriller. This unique book marks the first general printing of an Alcott story and the first reprinting in some 75 years of her neglected novel.
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