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March Sisters: On Life, Death, and Little Women - Jane Smiley,Kate Bolick,Carmen Maria Machado,Jenny Zhang

March Sisters: On Life, Death, and Little Women

March Sisters: On Life, Death, and Little Women

3.0 2 5 Författare: Jane Smiley,Kate Bolick,Carmen Maria Machado,Jenny Zhang Inläsare: Cassandra Campbell
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For the 150th anniversary of the publication of Louisa May Alcott's Little Women, Kate Bolick, Jenny Zhang, Carmen Maria Machado, and Jane Smiley explore their strong lifelong personal engagement with Alcott's novel-what it has meant to them and why it still matters.

Each takes as her subject one of the four March sisters, reflecting on their stories and what they have to teach us about life. Kate Bolick finds parallels in oldest sister Meg's brush with glamour at the Moffats' ball and her own complicated relationship with clothes.

Jenny Zhang confesses to liking Jo least among the sisters when she first read the novel as a girl, uncomfortable in finding so much of herself in a character she feared was too unfeminine.

Carmen Maria Machado writes about the real-life tragedy of Lizzie Alcott, the inspiration for third sister Beth, and the horror story that can result from not being the author of your own life's narrative. And Jane Smiley rehabilitates the reputation of youngest sister Amy, whom she sees as a modern feminist role model for those of us who are, well, not like the fiery Jo.

These four voices come together to form a deep, funny, far-ranging meditation on the power of great literature to shape our lives.
Språk: Engelska Kategori: Fakta Översättare:

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Förlag: Tantor Audio
Utgiven: 2019-09-30
Längd: 4T 9M
ISBN: 9781541433441
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