Lisa Jass's Reviews > Meg, Jo, Beth, Amy: The Story of Little Women and Why It Still Matters
Meg, Jo, Beth, Amy: The Story of Little Women and Why It Still Matters
Lisa Jass's review
Aug 02, 2018
I found Rioux's book Meg Jo Beth and Amy to be both an informative and entertaining read. She gives an account of how Alcott came to write these beloved characters, but she also gives insight into why this story has endured as long as it has and has resonated with both writers and readers for generations and why some generations have more ties to these characters than others. As someone who is including Louisa May Alcott in my own dissertation, I found this book to be a useful addition to my research in terms of getting a further look at Alcott's life and these characters relationships with readers and writers. It is reader friendly for both academics and non-academics alike.
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July, 2018 – Finished Reading
August 2, 2018 – Shelved