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Behind a Mask. A Woman"s Power

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Published by Echo Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Romance,
  • Romance: Modern,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Romance,
  • Romance - General,
  • Fiction / Romance / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8963261M
    ISBN 101846378427
    ISBN 109781846378423

      Remembered as the author of the timeless classic Little Women, American author Louisa May Alcott was one of the nineteenth century’s most pioneering writers and a lifelong advocate of women’s rights, abolitionism and published more than 30 books and collections of short stories and poems during her lifetime, including sequels to Little Pages: This book is part of the TREDITION CLASSICS series. The creators of this series are united by passion for literature and driven by the intention of making all public domain books available in printed format again - worldwide. At tredition we believe that a great book never goes out of style. Behind a Mask, or a Woman's Power. Write a review.


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Behind a Mask, or a Woman's Power Kindle Edition by Louisa May Alcott (Author) Format: Kindle Edition. out of 5 stars 36 ratings. See all 10 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from /5(28). BEHIND A MASK (aka A Womans Power) is a novelette by Louisa May Alcott and completely different from her Little Women series.

This is a story of secrets, betrayal, deception and sexual intrigue. Jean Muir is a delicate and demure governess who, on recommendation of a family friend, has come to stay with the Coventry family and tutor the only /5.

You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Behind a Mask. A Womans Power book License included with this eBook or online at Title: Behind A Mask, Or A Woman's Power Author: A.

Barnard Release Date: August, [EBook #] This file was first posted on J Last Updated: Ap Language: English. In Behind a Mask, a devious governess is able to manipulate this anxiety to gain ultimate power over a wealthy family.

Jean Muir is an unsuccessful actress whose stage career in France is effectively over because she has reached the wizened old age of 30 – which is considered “over the hill” by Victorian standards. Behind a Mask; or, a Woman's Power Language: English: LoC Class: PS: Language and Literatures: American and Canadian literature: Subject: Governesses -- Fiction Subject: Sex role -- Fiction Subject: Man-woman relationships -- Fiction Subject: Women -- Social life and customs -- Fiction Category: Text: EBook-No.

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Read Chapter 3 of Behind A Mask or, A Woman's Power by Louisa May Alcott. The text begins: PASSION AND PIQUE For several weeks the most monotonous tranquillity seemed to reign at Coventry House, and yet, unseen, unsuspected, a storm was gathering.

The arrival of Miss Muir seemed to produce a change Behind a Mask. A Womans Power book everyone, though no one could have explained how or why.

Read Chapter 1 of Behind A Mask or, A Woman's Power by Louisa May Alcott. The text begins: JEAN MUIR "Has she come?" "No, Mamma, not yet." "I wish it were well over.

The thought of it worries and excites me. A cushion for my back, Bella." And poor, peevish Mrs. Coventry sank into an easy chair with a nervous sigh and the air of a martyr, while her pretty daughter hovered.

Behind a Mask: or A Woman's Power takes on a theme that's as relevant then as now, that of a woman trying to move up in society and the world through marriage. At the very start of the story Alcott gives us one tantalizing bit of information about this particular woman, though, that makes leaves you wondering how the other characters will react.

"Behind a Mask, or A Woman's Power" is a novel written by Louisa May Alcott. The story follows Jean Muir, the cunning governess of the rich Coventry family. With skillful manipulation, Jean Muir obtains the love, admiration, and eventually the fortune of the Coventry family.

Behind a Mask, or a Woman's Power. Louisa May Alcott. Publisher Description. This novel of romance and sexual intrigue is one of her lesser-known gems.

Its tone and characterizations strike a markedly different chord. GENRE. Romance. RELEASED. January 1 LANGUAGE. English. LENGTH. Pages PUBLISHER. Fans of Louisa May Alcott's Little Women will remember that her heroine Jo wrote racy novels before turning her hand to more "serious" literature.

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Its tone and characterizations strike a markedly different chord from her best-known works, such as "Lit. Get this from a library. Behind a mask, or, A woman's power. [Louisa May Alcott; Doris Lessing] -- The arrival of demure Scottish governess Jean Muir at a wealthy household sets the menfolk quarreling for her attention and the women beside themselves with.

Reviews the book 'Behind a Mask: The Unknown Thrillers of Louisa May Alcott,' edited by Madelaine B. Stern. Behind A Mask Of Beauty: Alcott's Beast In Disguise.

Butterworth-McDermott, Christine // ATQ;Mar, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p The article examines the theme of female independence and power in Louisa May Alcott's novel "Behind a Mask.".

The defining quality of Black womanhood is strength, states Tamara Beauboeuf-Lafontant in Behind the Mask of the Strong Black Woman. But, she argues, the idea of strength undermines its real function: to defend and maintain a stratified social order by obscuring Black women’s experiences of suffering, acts of desperation, and by: 9.

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Alcott, writing under the pseudonym A. Barnard, often did the same, and Behind a Mask () is one of her sensation novels. This work was published before January 1,and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least years ago. Behind a Mask; or, a Woman's Power - You’re read light novel Behind a Mask; or, a Woman's Power Part 8 online at Please use the follow button to get notification about the latest chapter next time when you visit Use F11 button to read novel in full-screen(PC only).

Behind a Mask, Or a Woman's Power is one of several works that Alcott penned under a pseudonym. Perhaps freed by the anonymity this guise granted, she delves deeply into issues of gender, family, and social class in this story that focuses on the relationship between a governess and the family she works for.

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Behind a Mask; or, A Woman's Power Into the peaceful and affluent household of the Coventry family comes a nineteen-year old governess to oversee the education of the sixteen-year old daughter Bella.

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Barnard.Close behind the couch where she sat hung a fine miniature of Sir John. At first her eye rested on it as she contrasted its placid comeliness with the unusual pallor and disquiet of the living face seen through the open door, as the old man sat at his desk trying to write and casting covert glances at the girlish figure he had left behind him.