(abigail) may alcott nieriker (july 26, 1840 – december 29, 1879) was an american artist and the youngest sister of louisa may alcott she was the basis for the character amy (an anagram of may) in her sister's semi-autobiographical novel little women (1868. Louisa may alcott (1832 – 1888) was an american novelist best known as author of the novel little women, good wives and the sequels little men and jo's boys the first part of little women: or meg, jo, beth and amy (1868), is a semi-autobiographical account of her childhood with her sisters in concord, massachusetts. Examine the life, times, and work of louisa may alcott through detailed author biographies on enotes. Louisa may alcott biography, life, interesting facts early life american novelist and poet louisa may alcott was born on november 29, 1832, in germantown, a part of philadelphia her father amos bronson alcott was a transcendentalist and educator, and her mother abby may- a social worker.
Louisa may alcott, the second daughter of amos bronson alcott and abigail abba may was born in germantown, pennsylvania on november 29, 1832 at an early age, louisa and her family moved to boston, massachusetts where her father pursued his teaching career by setting up the temple school. The louisa may alcott page at american literature, featuring a biography and free library of the author's novels, stories, poems, letters, and texts. While her father, the freethinking reformer and abolitionist bronson alcott, hobnobbed with such eminent male authors as emerson, thoreau, and hawthorne, louisa supported herself and her sisters with woman''s work, including sewing, doing laundry, and acting as a domestic servant. Louisa may alcott (1832-88) is most known for her charming and immensely popular story for children 'little women', an account of her own early life in new england a great friend of emerson, thoreau and theodore parker.
Louisa may alcott was an american author who wrote the classic novel 'little women,' as well as various works under pseudonyms louisa may alcott was born on november 29, 1832, in germantown. Louisa may alcott (1832-1888) louisa may alcott is best known for her children's novel little women (1868), but there are almost three hundred works in the alcott canon in much of this writing alcott, who never married, ostensibly proposes that women's true work is found in marriage and family, yet her journals and letters illustrate the dichotomy between her own life and her fictional world. Louisa may alcott was born in germantown, pennsylvania on november 29, 1832 she and her sisters -- anna, elizabeth, and [abba] may -- were educated by their father, teacher/philosopher a bronson alcott, and raised on the practical christianity of their mother, abigail may. Contextual study of louisa may alcott's life (1832–1888) and work, from her childhoodamong such writers as emerson, fuller and hawthorne,to the astounding literary career that afforded her a feminist independence of spirit even as she remained a caregiver to her family.
Early poverty louisa may alcott was born in germantown, pennsylvania, on november 29, 1832 she was one of four daughters of bronson alcott, an educator and philosopher (one who seeks an understanding of the world and man's place in it), and abigail may alcott. Louisa may alcott was a writer from concord, massachusetts during the 19th century, alcott, author of the classic novel little women, was raised in massachusetts but was born in germantown, pennsylvania on november 29, 1832. Louisa may alcott's little women is one of the world's most beloved novels, and now—nearly 150 years after its original publication—it's capturing yet another generation of readers, thanks in.
During her 55 years, louisa produced hundreds of works – plays, stories, novels, poems, journals, and letters by her bedside, at her death, was an unfinished story below is a partial list of louisa may alcott’s works. Louisa may alcott is known for writing little women and other children's stories, connections to other transcendentalist thinkers and writers she was briefly a tutor of ellen emerson, daughter of ralph waldo emerson, nurse, and was a civil war nurse. While her father, the freethinking reformer and abolitionist bronson alcott, hobnobbed with such eminent male authors as emerson, thoreau, and hawthorne, louisa supported herself and her sisters with “woman’s work,” including sewing, doing laundry, and acting as a domestic servant.
Life the alcotts louisa may alcott was the second of four daughters of abigail may alcott, the product of a distinguished boston family, and philosopher bronson alcott, a self-educated farmer’s son. Louisa may alcott was an american author in the 1800s who is mostly known for her novel little woman she was an independent woman, a feminist and an abolitionist she worked as a civil war nurse and published many works that helped to reform her world and inspire the people both of her time and ours. Louisa may alcott is my passion begun in 2010, this blog offers analysis and reflection by susan bailey on the life, works and legacy of louisa may alcott and her family.
Early life amos bronson alcott was a self-educated son of a farming family in old new england born in connecticut on november 29, 1799, he had a curious mind and embraced learning all his life. A biography of louisa may alcott a famous american novelist 633 words 1 page an introduction to the life of louisa may alcott 614 words 1 page the early life and literary works of author louisa may alcott 3,928 words 9 pages an analysis of the gender imbalance in little women by louisa may alcott 1,821 words. Louisa may alcott was an american novelist, widely appreciated for the timeless classic novel ‘little women’ she was a free spirited girl in her childhood who wanted to become a successful actress and travel the world but her family responsibilities kept her engaged throughout her life. Recipient of a guggenheim fellowship in 1943, miss stern authored, co-authored, edited, or co-edited over forty books, among them the seminal biography, louisa may alcott, published in 1950 by university of oklahoma press and re-issued by northeastern university press in 1999.