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Hospital Sketches

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Published by Minerva Group Inc .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Literary,
  • Medical - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12372099M
ISBN 101591070791
ISBN 109781591070795
OCLC/WorldCa206365013

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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 tangoloji.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.