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Check out the new photo-essay on Louisa May Alcott's home
- The official Louisa
May Alcott site: this is the Orchard House page, where Alcott
lived for a number of years (and the place that the movie was
based on-- I believe they even filmed some exterior shots there.
- The Louisa May Alcott
Web this is the ultimate Louisa May Alcott page. Tara Calishain
has compiled the most complete listing of biographical and other
sources on Alcott that I have seen on the Internet. The page
includes FAQ, other links, and lots of great photos. I urge you
to visit this site! You won't regret it.
of Women Writers-- this is a link to their "A"
pages. Use "Contro +F" to find Alcott's name. Includes
E-texts that do not appear elsewhere-- includes Flower Fables
and the whole text of Hospital
Sketches. (Special thanks to Mary Mark for letting me know
- A link to another online excerpt of Hospital
Unbound's magazine article on Alcott
- Fruitlands The Alcott
family lived for a while in a farmhouse near what is today Harvard
Massachusetts. The experiment in communal living was not successful,
and Alcott wrote about it in her very funny short roman a
Wild Oats." You can visit the homepage of the museum
that is now on the site of the farm. Click here
to go to my discussion of Transcendental Wild Oats.
gravestone Yes, you can see a photo of Alcott's gravestone.
She is buried in Concord, Massachusetts, and her body is arranged
across the feet of her mother, Abba, her sister Lizzie, and her
father, Bronson, although this picture does not show the set
up very well.
This is UVA's bibliographic listing of Alcott's works. It
is an excellent source for more information.
hear America Singing Page" This page has a good biographical
study of both Louisa and Bronson. There are also good pages on
other American authors. Check it out!
- Two images from
Alcott's short story Pauline's Passion and Punishment
part of one of the critical papers, which you can find here.
Last update: November 2003
Note: Links frequently move, or disappear entirely. No links
collection is ever easy to update. If one of the above links doesn't
work, try another. If you still can't find what you need, try
a good search engine-- I like the Mamma
Search Engine for new pages, and Google.com
but some links will be "so-so". Then, remember to try
the library! Not everything is available online. You sometimes
need to pick up a real book.