John Matteson

Standard Name: Matteson, John


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Family and Intimate relationships Louisa May Alcott
Her father, Amos Bronson Alcott , was an idealistic abolitionist, suffragist, teacher and social reformer whose philosophical interests contributed to his family's precarious financial situation. His schools in Philadelphia and Boston failed by the early...
Family and Intimate relationships Louisa May Alcott
Biographer John Matteson reports that she was strongly attracted to a young Pole, Ladislas Wisniewski , with whom she spent a brief period in Switzerland and Paris.
Hill, Rosemary. “From little acorns, nuts”. Guardian Weekly, pp. 36-7.
Reception Louisa May Alcott
A recent surge of interest has produced (as well as John Matteson 's and Eve LaPlante 's studies of LAM and her father and her mother) a monograph by Harriet Reisin , 2009; a study...
Reception Margaret Fuller
A recent biographer, John Matteson , laments the destruction and mutilation of her papers by her first memorialists, her friends Emerson , William Henry Channing and James Freeman Clarke , as constituting vandalism that has...


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