The Best English-Language Fiction of the Twentieth Century
A Composite List and Ranking
by Brian Kunde
 
INTRODUCTION
SOURCE LISTS
COMPOSITE LIST
RANKING SYSTEM
COLUMN KEY
REVIEWS
LINKS

Reviews.

<- Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888.
         American author of sentimental and sensation fiction (the latter written under the pseudonym A. M. Barnard), as well as nonfiction. Best known for Little Women and its sequels.
  • <- Little Women. 1868.
             A classic coming-of-age story following the lives of sisters Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy March in late nineteenth century New England, loosely based on those of the author and her own three sisters. Followed by sequels Little Men and Jo's Boys, the former on the subsequent career of Jo and her husband as teachers, and the latter on the fates of their students and children. Frequently adapted to stage and screen; notable are the 1933, 1949, 1978 and 1994 film versions, 1981 and 1987 anime TV series, a 1998 opera, and a 2005 musical.

Posted Jan. 11, 2012, and last updated Mar. 27, 2013.
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