<< Previous | 5 of 5 | Next >>

Regular Columns

Secular shelf life

Rejected by some now as saccharine and sentimental or offering a restrictive view of women, it is cherished by many more who recognise the realism, humour and integrity of Alcott’s work.

Secular Shelf Life Sarah Allen

LITTLE WOMEN By Louisa May Alcott

Little Women has entered our cultural consciousness as a byword for wholesome American family values, as emblematic as a patchwork quilt or apple pie.