Harriet Reisen
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Little Women: Brilliant Book, Flawed Film
2 Dec 2009 // 3:01 PM

A scene shows Ryder blissfully tying up the manuscript and putting a rose under the string. That's rather like what Armstrong and the screenwriters did to the film: tied it up neatly with a pretty flower.


The Sheer Will, Creative Force, and Contagious Energy of 'Louisa May Alcott'
8 Mar 2011 // 2:59 PM

If you read Little Women as a child, then this biography will bring back happy memories of why you wanted to be Jo or May or Beth or Amy March, while taking your assumptions about the life of a female children’s book author in the mid-1800s and throwing them straight out the window.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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