Work: A Story of Experience-logo

Work: A Story of Experience

Louisa May Alcott

It is one of "several nineteenth-century novels [which] uncovers the changes in women's work in the new industrial era, as well as the dilemmas, tensions, and the meaning of that work" The story depicts the struggles of a young woman trying to support herself. The main character, Christie Devon, works outside the home in a variety of different jobs, but the end of her story marks "the beginning of a new career as a voice and activist for other working women". (Summary by Bonnie Lee)

It is one of "several nineteenth-century novels [which] uncovers the changes in women's work in the new industrial era, as well as the dilemmas, tensions, and the meaning of that work" The story depicts the struggles of a young woman trying to support herself. The main character, Christie Devon, works outside the home in a variety of different jobs, but the end of her story marks "the beginning of a new career as a voice and activist for other working women". (Summary by Bonnie Lee)
More Information

Genres:

Fiction

Description:

It is one of "several nineteenth-century novels [which] uncovers the changes in women's work in the new industrial era, as well as the dilemmas, tensions, and the meaning of that work" The story depicts the struggles of a young woman trying to support herself. The main character, Christie Devon, works outside the home in a variety of different jobs, but the end of her story marks "the beginning of a new career as a voice and activist for other working women". (Summary by Bonnie Lee)

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

12h 48m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

01:12


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

24:47


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

29:54


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

37:21


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

56:51


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

01:03:32


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

36:47


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

43:45


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

42:01


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

41:01


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

48:21


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

19:23


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

45:26


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

47:27


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

38:57


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

35:28


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

43:06


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

25:37


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

15:38


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

26:32


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

45:17