Louisa May Alcott

Once you examine Louisa May Alcott's life story, the inspirations for her writing become clear. But while she had some things in common with her most famous heroine, a lot sets her apart from Jo March. Read the show notes here.

Topics in this Podcast: poets, women's rights, 19th century, literary history, writers, Louisa May Alcott, women, Orchard House, Bronson Alcott, U.S. civil war, Alcott family, transcendentalists, nurses, biographies