Geraldine Brooks’ Pulitzer Prize-winning novel March re-tells the story of Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women from the perspective of the four heroines’ father. This paper attempts to answer why March’s conflicting desires deconstruct his identity and propel him toward moral uncertainty.
Geraldine Brooks, March, American Civil War, schizoanalysis, capitalism, identity
Dark, Rachel, "“An Obscene Power”: Desire, Capitalism, and Identity in Geraldine Brooks’ March" (2014). English Seminar Capstone Research Papers. 24.
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