Transcendental Wild Oats by Louisa May Alcott

Louisa May Alcott wrote this biting satire on life in a 19th century Utopian community, based on her own family’s experience at Fruitlands. She portrays the father figure as a dreamer and idealist, and the mother as the practical one who has to do all the work to meet worldly needs like food and shelter.

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Three Poems by Alice Freeman Palmer

Alice Freeman Palmer was most noted as an educator, but she also wrote poetry.  Here are three of her published poems: THE BUTTERFLY I hold you at last in my hand, Exquisite child of the air. Can I ever understand How you grew...

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