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Chapter XIII. Castles in the Air

By Angela Hubler

“Wouldn’t it be fun if all castles in the air which we could make could come true and we could live in them?” says Jo, in chapter 13, “Castles in the Air.” Jo thus encourages utopian dreaming, not only by Laurie and her sisters but by generations of readers, revealing why this text has been a touchstone for artistic and ambitious women for 150 years. 516 more words

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from LW 150 blog: Dreaming of "castles in the air" and where they may lead us.

Why Louisa May Alcott’s Jo March is an inspiring literary character?

“I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship.” – Excerpt from Louisa May Alcott’s book ‘Little Women’ 949 more words

Little Women Legacy: A Kansas Kindred Spirit in Stephanie Mann, Featured Author

In this blog post series, we’ll feature contributing authors from our new anthology, Alcott’s Imaginary Heroes: The Little Women Legacy. Today we’ll catch up with Stephanie Mann, Wichita author and presenter. 427 more words

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Little Women Legacy: Best Wishes from Bavaria with Verena Demel, Featured Author

In this blog post series, we’ll feature contributing authors from our new anthology, Alcott’s Imaginary Heroes: The Little Women Legacy. Today we’ll catch up with Verena Demel, German student and lover of all things Alcott. 949 more words

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from Pink Umbrella Books: Verena Demel is studying in Munich and brings an interesting perspective to "Camp Lawrence" - great followup to yesterday's post on the same from the LW 150 blog.

Little Women Legacy: A Rhode Island Reverie with Donna Macdonald, Featured Author

In this blog post series, we’ll feature contributing authors from our new anthology, Alcott’s Imaginary Heroes: The Little Women Legacy. Today we’ll catch up with Donna Macdonald, a writer and blogger from Rhode Island. 790 more words

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Chapter XII. Camp Laurence

By A. Waller Hastings

Like many of the chapters of Little Women, chapter 12 – “Camp Laurence” – could be a self-contained short story, moving along a trajectory from the arrival of invitations to the picnic to a satisfactory day’s end, when Mr. 610 more words

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From the LW 150 blog: Here's an interesting take on "Camp Lawrence."

Little Women: A Sweet Modernization of a Classic Story

Little Women (2018) 

My Rating: 3.5 stars

Age Suggestion: 12+

About the Movie

Directed by Clare Niederpruem

PG-13, 1 hour 52 minutes

A modern retelling of Louisa May Alcott’s classic novel, we follow the lives of four sisters – Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy March – detailing their passage from childhood to womanhood. 707 more words

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