Bibliography and Further Reading
Alcott, Louisa May. Louisa May Alcott: Her Life, Letters, and Journals. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Library, 2009. Originally published in the nineteenth century, this reprint of Alcott’s letters and journals provides deeper insight into the personality of Alcott, whose Little Women serves as the starting point for Brooks’s novel March.
Brooks, Geraldine. March. New York: Perennial, 2006. This edition of the novel includes interviews with the author, informational features, and an article by Brooks titled “Little Facts.”
_______. “Orpheus at the Plough: The Father of Little Women.” The New Yorker, January, 2005. Offers a biographical study of A. Bronson Alcott, the father of Louisa May Alcott and the father figure who inspired Brooks to create the story of Mr. March.
Hubbard, Stacy Carson. “The Understory of Little Women.” Michigan Quarterly Review 45, no. 4 (October, 2006): 722-726. An analysis of Brooks’s book in the light of Little Women, highlighting the two main sources of conflict in the original novel and how Brooks resolves these conflicts.