The Louisa May Alcott Encyclopedia

Eiselein, Gregory K

ISBN 10: 0313308969 / ISBN 13: 9780313308963
Used / Hardcover / Quantity Available: 0
Available From More Booksellers
View all  copies of this book

About the Book

We're sorry; this specific copy is no longer available. AbeBooks has millions of books. We've listed similar copies below.

Description:

New without dust jacket, lightly shopworn. Bookseller Inventory #

About this title:

Book ratings provided by Goodreads:
5 avg rating
(1 ratings)

Synopsis:

Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888) is arguably the most widely read 19th-century author in America. Even through the 1990s, her books continued to appear on bestseller lists and her works were made into films. She has long been a staple of children's literature courses and now also receives significant attention in American studies and women's studies classes. While her tremendous popularity has yielded numerous biographies and a growing number of critical works, very few reference books have been devoted to Alcott studies and none are particularly current or complete. This book collects in a comprehensive and reliable single volume the most important facts about Alcott's life and works.

This reference surveys the basic biographical details about Alcott's family and personal life. It supplies essential information on her historical and cultural contexts, including her place in the 19th century publishing milieu, various reform movements, and major historical events, such as the Civil War. It also treats her writings, both the adult and children's works, in an accurate, informative, and accessible manner. The volume includes more than 600 alphabetically arranged entries. Each entry discusses the topic's relevance to Alcott's life and current scholarship about her. Many of the entries close with brief bibliographies, and the book concludes with a list of works for further reading.

About the Author:

GREGORY EISELEIN is Associate Professor of English at Kansas State University, where he teaches American literature and cultural studies. He is the author of Literature and Humanitarian Reform in the Civil War Era (1996) as well as several articles on American literature and culture.

ANNE K. PHILLIPS is Associate Professor of English at Kansas State University, where she specializes in children's and adolescent literature and American literature. Her articles have been published in The Lion and the Unicorn, The Children's Literature Association Quarterly, and Children's Literature.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Bibliographic Details

Title: The Louisa May Alcott Encyclopedia
Publication Date: 2001
Binding: Hardcover

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Published by Greenwood (2001)
ISBN 10: 0313308969 ISBN 13: 9780313308963
Used Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Better World Books
(Mishawaka, IN, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Greenwood, 2001. Book Condition: Good. N/A. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP73316287

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 57.45
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Eiselein, Gregory and Phillips, Anne K. (Eds.)
Published by Greenwood Press (2001)
ISBN 10: 0313308969 ISBN 13: 9780313308963
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Yushodo Co., Ltd.
(Fuefuki-shi, Yamanashi Pref., N/A, Japan)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Greenwood Press, 2001. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. xxl, 418p. Bookseller Inventory # NGY23782

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 57.64
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From Japan to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Eiselein, Gregory & Anne K. Phillips
Published by Greenwood (2001)
ISBN 10: 0313308969 ISBN 13: 9780313308963
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Michener & Rutledge Booksellers, Inc.
(Baldwin City, KS, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Greenwood, 2001. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good+. Text clean and tight; no dust jacket; 1.14 x 9.54 x 6.4 Inches; 440 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 93478

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 75.00
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.00
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Gregory Eiselein
Published by ABC-CLIO (2001)
ISBN 10: 0313308969 ISBN 13: 9780313308963
New Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller
Pbshop
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description ABC-CLIO, 2001. HRD. Book Condition: New. New Book.Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days.THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # IP-9780313308963

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 81.20
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Eiselein, Gregory [Editor]; Phillips, Anne K. [Editor];
Published by Greenwood (2001)
ISBN 10: 0313308969 ISBN 13: 9780313308963
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 10
Seller
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Greenwood, 2001. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # INGM9780313308963

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 81.21
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Gregory Eiselein (Editor), Anne K. Phillips (Editor)
Published by Greenwood (2001)
ISBN 10: 0313308969 ISBN 13: 9780313308963
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Greenwood, 2001. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0313308969

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 82.00
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Eiselein, G & Phillips, A K (Eds)
Published by Greenwood Publishing Group (2001)
ISBN 10: 0313308969 ISBN 13: 9780313308963
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Anybook Ltd.
(Lincoln, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Greenwood Publishing Group, 2001. Book Condition: Good. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has hardback covers. In good all round condition. No dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 4952714

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 86.16
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 7.89
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Gregory Eiselein
Published by ABC-CLIO (2001)
ISBN 10: 0313308969 ISBN 13: 9780313308963
New Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description ABC-CLIO, 2001. HRD. Book Condition: New. New Book. Delivered from our US warehouse in 10 to 14 business days. THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND.Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # IP-9780313308963

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 87.25
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 11.65
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

ISBN 10: 0313308969 ISBN 13: 9780313308963
New Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. This item is Print on Demand - Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Bookseller Inventory # POD_9780313308963

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 90.23
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Eiselein, Gregory
Published by Greenwood Publishing Group (2016)
ISBN 10: 0313308969 ISBN 13: 9780313308963
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Print on Demand
Seller
Ria Christie Collections
(Uxbridge, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Greenwood Publishing Group, 2016. Paperback. Book Condition: New. PRINT ON DEMAND Book; New; Publication Year 2016; Not Signed; Fast Shipping from the UK. No. book. Bookseller Inventory # ria9780313308963_lsuk

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 92.45
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 5.01
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are 12 more copies of this book

View all search results for this book