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The lives of Margaret Fuller : [a biography]

Author: John Matteson
Publisher: New York, NY : W.W. Norton & Co., 2013, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An account of the brilliant writer and a fiery social critic Margaret Fuller (1810-1850) who became the leading female figure in the transcendentalist movement, wrote a celebrated column of literary and social commentary for Horace Greeley's newspaper, and served as the first foreign correspondent for an American newspaper. Amid all these strivings and achievements, she authored the first great work of American  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biography
biografi
biography
Named Person: Margaret Fuller; Margaret Fuller; Margaret Fuller; Margaret Fuller; Margaret Fuller; Margaret Fuller
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Matteson
ISBN: 9780393343595 0393343596
OCLC Number: 826646996
Description: xvi, 510 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 21 cm
Contents: Prodigy --
Misfit --
"Margaret Goodchild" --
Apostle --
Conversationalist --
Ecstatic editor --
Seeker of Utopia --
Advocate --
Lover and critic --
Internationalist --
Inamorata --
Revolutionary --
Victim --
Margaret-ghost.
Responsibility: John Matteson.

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"Psychologically rich. . . . Matteson's book restores the heroism of [Fuller's] life and work."-The New Yorker  Read more...

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