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Emma Watson, Saoirse Ronan, Timothée Chalamet and Meryl Streep star in the new adaption of Louisa May Alcott’s classic novel.
“This is my Avengers!!!” one fan said of the “Lady Bird” director’s take on the 1868 novel, starring Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson and Timothée Chalamet.
The twisted allure of embodying perfectly self-abnegating femininity.
“Lady Bird” stars Saoirse Ronan and Timothée Chalamet, as well as actresses Emma Stone and Meryl Streep, have all officially signed up for the project.
In 1870, popular American author Louisa May Alcott (Little Women) described with words and illustration how two young girls offered buckets of water and freshly picked clover to distressed and panting sheep on a cattle railroad car, an act of compassion that deeply touched her. A century and a half later, in Canada, Anita Krajnc risks jail time for performing that same act of compassion.
I remember the faces on the cards looking stately and old. The men had dark or white wigs and wore coats that were red, gold
Sadly, Publishers Weekly gave the book an attention-getting starred review and called it "authoritative." Somebody at PW didn't do homework.
Here's a cryptic preview of mother-son son-brother tensions provoked by a musket ball that was crudely extracted on the battlefield
Maybe I can't shake those romantic images, or maybe holing up behind closed doors feels like being a child exiled to my room as punishment. For whatever reason, I write best in the more central rooms of the house, the ones where I spend time doing many other things.
Orchard House -- as Louisa May Alcott's home in Concord, Massachusetts is known -- is remarkable for many reasons. Most notably it is a historic site dedicated to a woman who is not only beloved today but who was famous in her own day.
In piecing together these letters and journals as well as working with additional source material, author Eve LaPlante discovered that Louisa's mother, Abigail, was not the self-effacing background player as described in other accounts of the family.
5. Figure out what you’re good at and stick to it. The March sisters might seem like little prodigies at times, but the reality
Unlike Paul Revere, you don't need to look to Boston's Old North Church for two lanterns to see that you should hit the road for Concord and Lexington, Mass.
Stowe moved into the Hartford house in 1873, 21 years after Uncle Tom's Cabin was published (it was written in a house she