American Masters Outtakes, Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind 'Little Women'
Louisa May Alcott's reputation as a spinster masked a literary double life. Details
Program: American Masters
Episode: Outtakes, Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind 'Little Women'
Louisa May Alcott's reputation as a morally upstanding spinster, reflecting the conventional propriety of late 19th Century Concord, is firmly established. However, raised among reformers, the intellectual protege of Emerson and Hawthorne and Thoreau, Alcott was actually a free thinker, with democratic ideals and progressive values about women.
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Premiere Date: 11/03/2009
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: NR
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