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Margaret Fuller and her circles / edited by Brigitte Bailey, Katheryn P. Viens, and Conrad Edick Wright
Durham, N.H. : University of New Hampshire Press, c2013
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 4th Floor  PS2507 .M25 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject Fuller, Margaret, 1810-1850 -- Criticism and interpretation
Subject(s) Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Feminism -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Physical Description x, 318 p. ; 24 cm
Note "Published in Association with the Massachusetts Historical Society."
Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-298) and index
Contents Introduction: Fuller at two hundred / Brigitte Bailey -- Fuller's lawsuit and feminist history / Phyllis Cole -- "Woes of which we know nothing": Fuller and the problem of feminine virtue / John Matteson -- Fuller, feminism, pantheism / Dorri R. Beam -- Margaret Fuller, self-culture, and associationism / David M. Robinson -- "More anon": American socialism and Margaret Fuller's 1848 / Adam-Max Tuchinsky -- Margaret Fuller and antislavery: "a cause identical" / Albert J. von Frank -- Margaret Fuller on music's "everlasting yes": a romantic critic in the romantic era / Megan Marshall -- Sympathy and prophecy: the two faces of social justice in Fuller's New York writing / Jeffrey Steele -- Margaret Fuller and urban life / Robert N. Hudspeth -- Circles around George Sand: Margaret Fuller and the dynamics of transnational reception / Charlene Avallone -- Epilogue. "The measure of my foot-print": Margaret Fuller's unfinished revolution / Mary Kelley
Summary "These essays mark the maturation of scholarship on Margaret Fuller (1810-1850), one of the most important public intellectuals of the nineteenth century and a writer whose works have been much revived in recent decades. The authors--leading scholars of Fuller, Transcendentalism, and the antebellum period--consider anew Fuller the critic, the journalist, the reformer, the traveler, and the social and cultural observer, and make fresh contributions to the study of her life and work. Drawing on developments in gender theory, transatlantic studies, and archival excavations of the networks of reform, this volume defines Fuller as a significant intellectual precursor, a critic who analyzed and challenged the dominant interpretive paradigms of her own time and who remains strikingly relevant for ours."--Publisher's website
NOTE 528633
Series New England in the world
Alternate Author Bailey, Brigitte
Viens, Katheryn P., 1962-
Wright, Conrad Edick

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