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Work: A Story of Experience (Penguin Classics) - Louisa May Alcott
Work: A Story of Experience (Penguin Classics)
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Moving away from the family setting of her best-known works, Louisa May Alcott explores both her own personal conflicts as a woman, as well as those experienced by her contemporaries in the unemancipated 19th century. Social justice and women's work are the central themes of this novel.
Moving away from the family setting of her best-known works, Louisa May Alcott explores both her own personal conflicts as a woman, as well as those experienced by her contemporaries in the unemancipated 19th century. Social justice and women's work are the central themes of this novel.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780140390919 (014039091X)
ASIN: 014039091X
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
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Moonlight Murder
Moonlight Murder rated it
3.5 Work: A Story of Experience by Louisa May Alcott
I read this for The Alcott Event, happening in a private group over on TSTWNBN. When I began reading this, I mistakenly believed that it was one of her early novels. I was quite wrong about that - according to Wikipedia, it was published in 1873, after both Little Women and Little Men, as well as af...
Sharon E. Cathcart
Sharon E. Cathcart rated it
4.0 Work: A Story of Experience
"Work: A Story of Experience" introduces readers to Christie Devon. She is a bookish girl, but also one with an independent streak. She decides to leave the quiet life with her aunt and uncle who have reared her and go out into the world.This book sees her working as a seamstress, a governess, an ...
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