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|Named Person:||Jeffrey Steele|
|Material Type:||Government publication, State or province government publication|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Margaret Fuller; Jeffrey Steele
|ISBN:||081351777X 9780813517773 0813517788 9780813517780|
|Notes:||Spine title: Margaret Fuller.|
|Description:||lix, 470 p. ; 23 cm.|
Notes to introduction --
Selected bibliography - Chronology --
A note on the text --
Self-definitions 1835-42 --
Autobiographical romance --
The magnolia of Lake Ponchartrain --
Yuca Filamentosa --
Bettine Brentano and her friend Gunderode --
Summer on the lake --
1844 poetry --
Woman in the Nineteenth Century --
New-York Tribune reviews and essays [Emerson's essays --
Our city charities --
Prevalent idea that politeness is to great a luxury to be given to the poor --
The wrongs of American women. The duty of American women --
What fits a man to be a voter? Is it to be White within, or White without? --
Things and thoughts in Europe --
|Series Title:||American women writers series.|
|Other Titles:||Margaret Fuller.|
|Responsibility:||Margaret Fuller ; edited and with an introduction by Jeffrey Steele.|
together along with generous selections from Fuller's Dial essays, New York essays, Italian dispatches, and unpublished journals. Special features are the complete text of Fuller's famous "Autobiographical Romance" (never before reprinted in its entirety) and nineteen of her poems, edited from her manuscripts. All of Fuller's major texts are completely annotated, with special attention to her literary and historical sources, as well as her knowledge of American Indian.
culture, mythology, and the Bible. Jeffrey Steele's introduction provides an important revision of Fuller's biography and literary career tracing the growth of her feminism and her development into one of America's preeminent social critics. No other writer of Fuller's day could match the range of her experience. Growing up in the world of Boston intellectuals, she was a close personal friend of the Alcotts, Emerson, Hawthorne, and Thoreau. But she also traveled.
adventurously to the western frontier, canoed down rapids with Chippewa Indians, visited the outcast and the poor in New York's institutions and prisons, and experienced the rigors of war during the bombardment of Rome. As a whole, this anthology provides the material to understand one of the most fascinating nineteenth-century American women writers.