THE LIVES OF MARGARET FULLER: A Biography. by [Fuller, Margaret…

THE LIVES OF MARGARET FULLER: A Biography. by [Fuller, Margaret 1810-1850] Matteson, John < >


Edition: First printing.

New York: W. W. Norton & Company, (2012) dj. Hardcover first edition - A book which captures the complexity of this early American feminist writer. Fuller "outspoken and quick-witted, idealistic and adventurous, became the leading female figure in the transcendentalist movement, wrote a column of literary and social commentary for Horace Greeleys newspaper, and served as the first foreign correspondent for an American newspaper. While living in Europe she fell in love with an Italian nobleman, with whom she became pregnant out of wedlock. In 1848 she joined the fight for Italian independence and, the following year, reported on the struggle while nursing the wounded." She is the author or the first work of American feminism by a woman: "Woman in the Nineteenth Century." Illustrated, notes, sources, index. xvi, 510 pp. ISBN: 978-0393068054.

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

Book ID: 86589
Keywords: Women's Studies
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