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6 edition of Hospital Sketches found in the catalog.

Hospital Sketches

by Louisa May Alcott

  • 145 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by BookSurge Classics .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Classics,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction / Classics,
  • Louisa May Alcott

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages114
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12435172M
    ISBN 101594561990
    ISBN 109781594561993

    The second sketch describes her job at the hospital. When the wounded are brought in, it is her duty to help wash and feed them, assist the doctors, and cheer the men up. She calls the men her "boys" and treats them maternally. In the third sketch, she falls ill herself and is brought home by her father. Hospital Sketches is a set of sketches based on letters sent by Louisa May Alcott during the six weeks she spent as a nurse for the Union Army in evenousaccess.comed on: March 13,

    Read Chapter I - Obtaining supplies of Hospital Sketches by Louisa May Alcott free of charge on ReadCentral. More than books to choose from. No need to sign-up or to download. Jan 01,  · Hospital Sketches More than "Sketches", read this beautifully written book as a small bit of history of the Civil War. L.M.A. makes the scenes come alive in your mind, submerging it into the people and settings of this little bit of heaven/5(63).

    Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Hospital Life and Medical Care The Creation of Hospital Sketches Alcott's Literary Style Claiming a Place for Women in the War Effort The Social Landscape of the Hospital Hospital Sketches and the Meaning of the Civil War Notes PART II. Hospital Sketches, by Louisa May Alcott/5(22).


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Sep 23,  · Hospital Sketches book Sketches is a classic of LMA. The first edition was compiled from several letters she wrote to her family while serving as a nurse's Hospital Sketches book for wounded soldiers in a hospital in Washington DC during the early part of the Civil War.

This short journal was an astounding success because /5(36). Hospital Sketches was published inearly in Alcott's writing career.

It is a lightly fictionalized account of her six week service as a nurse at a Georgetown hospital during the Civil War. It is compiled from letters written by Alcott during this time. Her service ended early when she contracted typhoid fever/5. Sep 23,  · Hospital Sketches is a classic of LMA.

The first edition was compiled from several letters she wrote to her family while serving as a nurse's helper for wounded soldiers in a hospital in Washington DC during the early part of the Civil War/5(37). Feb 13,  · Hospital Sketches is a classic of LMA. The first edition was compiled from several letters she wrote to her family while serving as a nurse's helper for wounded soldiers in a hospital in Washington DC during the early part of the Civil War.

This short journal was an astounding success because the public was ravenous /5(37). Feb 13,  · The book was written as a series of sketches, or letters sent home when Alcott herself served as a nurse during the Civil War. Tracing her growth from silly teenager to skilled caregiver reminded me of my own walk through various trials of life/5(37).

Hospital Sketches. This is Alcott's account of her experiences as a nurse during the Civil War in a Washington D.C. hospital. The sketches are taken ""from letters hastily written in the few leisure moments of a very busy life,"" and so maintain the immediacy and force of their author.4/5(13).

Hospital Sketches essays are academic essays for citation. These papers were written primarily by students and provide critical analysis of Hospital Sketches by Louisa May Alcott. Perspective and Bias in "Hospital Sketches". Hospital Sketches () is a compilation of four sketches based on letters Louisa May Alcott sent home during the six weeks she spent as a volunteer nurse for the Union Army during the American Civil War in Georgetown.

1 Summary 2 Composition and publication 3 Reception. Dec 05,  · The Civil War narrative theme is Hospital Sketches (the name of Louisa May Alcott's book about her experiences in a Union hospital.) The stories will not be about nursesalthough that was my intent when I started reading diaries and letters for this evenousaccess.com: Barbara Brackman.

Hospital Sketches by Louisa May Alcott (). Boston: James Redpath, Publisher, Washington Street, Hospital Sketches by Louisa May Alcott, a free text and ebook for easy online reading, study, and reference.

These sketches taken from letters hastily written in the leisure moments of a very busy life make no pretension to literary merit, but are simply a brief record of one person's hospital experience. The Hospital Sketches Community Note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author biography and quizzes written by community members like you.

Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Hospital Sketches This book is a fictionalized account of the author's experiences nursing during the Civil War. Tribulation Periwinkle, looking for something to do, follow the suggestion of her brother, Tom, and decided to become a nurse for the Union Army.

Jan 29,  · In all honesty, it's rather a plain book, and some may find it too dry (especially in contrast to the author's famous works which contain great frivolity).

"Hospital Sketches" suited me just fine though, and I'm glad she penned the story on paper /5. Hospital Sketches is a popular book by Louisa May Alcott.

Read Hospital Sketches, free online version of the book by Louisa May Alcott, on evenousaccess.com Louisa May Alcott's Hospital Sketches consists of 6 parts for ease of reading. Choose the part of Hospital Sketches which you want to read from the table of contents to get started.

Hospital Sketches Louisa May Alcott Last week, around 30, people downloaded books from my site - 8 people gave donations. These books can take me from 2 to 10 hours to create.

I want to keep them free, but need some support to be able to do so. If you can, please make a small donation (the average is £). PayPal. Dec 31,  · It is a detailed presentation of what life was like in the Civil War period.

The minute step be step journey from the author's home into the hospital in Washington DC, by boat, by train, by carriage was marvelous. The hospital work as a nurse to reach out to the many returning from the battle of Fredericksburg, was priceless/5(36). The book was the first release of Hospital Sketches in book form.

Inthe Sketches were combined with nearly three hundred pages of eight Camp. Jul 10,  · texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection.

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Hospital sketches Item Preview remove-circlePages: Mar 01,  · Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Hospital Sketches Louisa May ALCOTT ( - ) Alcott in served as a nurse in Georgetown, D.C during the Civil War.

She wrote home what she observed there.A first-person account of Little Women author Louisa May Alcott's experiences as an Army Nurse during the Civil War, Hospital Sketches sparkles with Alcott's wit and humor even as she confronts the results of war.

96 pages, softcover. Hospital Sketches () by Louisa May AlcottPages: Louisa May Alcott () was an American author of children’s fiction, young adult fiction, thrillers and poetry.

Her writing career took off while she was working as a nurse during the Civil War and writing about her experiences (for what became Hospital Sketches).Alcott is best known for her children’s novel Little Women – a Civil War-era coming of age story that spawned multiple.