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Louisa May Alcott: Periodicals (Print & Online)

This guide offers research assistance toward the study of Louisa May Alcott.


Databases (see right) lead you to peer-reviewed journals. The small sample of journals (see right, below) contain schoarly articles published in peer-review journals. Many more are available to you as a Monmouth University student.

These articles are reviewed by experts and are rigourously vetted before publication.

Non-peer reviewed journals and their articles, such as the ones found on magazine racks of large booksellers or publised on Google, are not peer-reviewed. 

Access to peer-review materials is possible only through your academic affiliation as a student or faculty member.


Begining Research

If you're just begining to research Louisa May Alcott, consider using the following academic databases and journals:

American Literature

American Quarterly

American Transendental Quarterly

Children's Literature in Education

College Literature

Frontiers: A Journal of Women's Studies

Journal of Popular Culture


Modern Language Quarterly

New England Quarterly

NWSA Journal


Project Muse

Southwest Review

Studies in American Fiction

Womens Studies

Google Scholar

Do use Google Scholar to locate article titles.

Do not use Google Scholar to locate full-text scholalry articles.

Google Scholar Search