And us kids seem to be the only ones who notice and are prepared to call B. And I thought 'We call B.
There were the overtly gay-themed novels you might expect — E. One selection, at No. I thought about this. But it still seemed like a pretty big, and presumptuous, leap to me, to claim it as a lesbian novel.
Words mean different things at different periods of history … but still, as statements go, that one seems pretty unambiguous.
Jo is a fictional character, of course, and not a literal representation of Louisa May Alcott — but with her literary aspirations and her position as the second of four sisters, she has long been looked on as a sort of alter ego for her author. I began to look at her marriage to Professor Bhaer in a later book, Good Wives in a slightly different light.
I also began thinking about the three Hollywood film versions of Little Women, and the Jos there. The most recent adaptation was the one with Winona Ryder, in The first Little Women adaptation that I saw, though, and my personal favorite — even if it always seems to get ranked lowest in critical discussions of the three — is the version, with June Allyson as Jo.
Not only does Allyson bring a convincing swagger to the role, but the film also contains a couple of scenes that, in retrospect, are interesting from a lesbianish point of view. Of course, it could just be that I am projecting my feelings onto Jo, because I have a crush on Janet Leigh.
In the film, as in the books, lesbian subtext is pretty firmly submerged by the end. Jo meets the very likeable Professor Bhaer, and any questions the reader might have had about her sexuality earlier on seem resolved: It is interesting to note, though, that in the third volume of her March family quartet, Little Men, Alcott introduces a new character called Nan, who in many ways is a younger version of Jo:Feb 13, · Ellen DeGeneres, winner of the awards for favorite animated movie voice for "Finding Dory," favorite daytime TV host and favorite comedic collaboration for "Ellen DeGeneres .
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