Little Women Literary Reference List and Alcott Reading Challenge

When I was rereading Shirley, a lot of footnotes reminded me how often older authors were well-versed in literary works to be constantly referencing all their works, and this caused the list of Little Women literary references to mind, and then Tarissa’s Alcott Reading Challenge reminded me again. I thought I’d found a list, I’m… Continue reading Little Women Literary Reference List and Alcott Reading Challenge

Little Women Blog Party Tag

I’m joining Molly Rebekah’s A Ramble Through the Woods Little Women blog party; Abby from Lavender Spring is her co-host. I think the focus is mainly on the 1994 film version, so that is how I will be answering the tag questions (also, I strongly advise listening to the soundtrack Molly uploaded whilst answering the questions).… Continue reading Little Women Blog Party Tag

Literary Journey via Literary References in Little Women: Plays, Periodicals, and Miscellaneous Writings

I cannot vouch for these works; I just thought a list would be fun to compile of these references. I’ve made bold the titles I’ve read. How many have you read? PlaysHamletMacbethMary Stuart by SchillerMerchant of VeniceMidsummer Night’s DreamThe Beaux’ Stratagem by George FarquharThe Rivals by Richard Sheridan PeriodicalsPunch or The London CharivariThe Rambler created… Continue reading Literary Journey via Literary References in Little Women: Plays, Periodicals, and Miscellaneous Writings

Literary Journey via Literary References in Little Women: Poetry and Songs

I cannot vouch for these works; I just thought a list would be fun to compile of these references.I haven’t read any of these or I don’t remember if I have. I may have read “Bonnie Dundee,” I certainly plan to after reading the Sutcliff novel of the same name. How many have you read?… Continue reading Literary Journey via Literary References in Little Women: Poetry and Songs

Literary Journey via Literary References in Little Women: Books

Since many of these novels are well-known, I’ve only included the author on lesser-known titles. I cannot vouch for these works; I just thought a list would be fun to compile of these references. I’ve made bold the titles I’ve read. How many have you read? ~A Long Fatal Love Chase by Louisa May Alcott… Continue reading Literary Journey via Literary References in Little Women: Books

Literary Journey via Literary References in Little Women: Authors

When we grew up reading Little Women I always enjoyed the literary references even when I didn’t understand the background of most of them because I just thought it was fun to be able to do reference with such ease. Now, I recognize more of there references plus I have a copy of Little Women… Continue reading Literary Journey via Literary References in Little Women: Authors

Romeo or Benedick? Knightley or Tilney?

Romeo or Benedick?Knightley or Tilney?Jack or Algernon?John Brooke or Laurie?Gilbert or Barney? Do you prefer the more traditional romantic leading men? Or the ones with personality. You can probably tell from that whom I prefer :/ How about the more popular or the overlook/rejected?Will or Norrington?Darcy or Bingley?Rochester or St. John Rivers?Pip or Herbert?