Louisa May Alcott

Louisa May Alcott was an American novelist, best known for her novel 'Little Women' and its sequels 'Little Men' and 'Jo's Boys'. Born on November 29, 1832, in Germantown, Pennsylvania, Alcott was raised in New England by her transcendentalist parents. She worked to support her family through financial difficulties by taking jobs as a teacher, seamstress, and writer. Alcott was an abolitionist and a feminist and remained unmarried throughout her life. She died on March 6, 1888.


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  1. 1. Little Women

    This classic novel follows the lives of the four March sisters - Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy - as they navigate the challenges and joys of adolescence and adulthood in 19th century New England. As they grow, they grapple with issues of poverty, gender roles, love, and personal identity, each in her own unique way. The story is a testament to the power of family, sisterhood, and female resilience in a time of societal constraints.