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Margaret Fuller: An American Romantic Life Volume II: The Public Years

Charles Capper


Filled with dramatic, ironic, and sometimes tragic turns, this superb biography captures the story of one of America’s most extraordinary figures, producing at once the best life of Margaret Fuller ever written, and one of the great biographies in American history. In this book, Volume II, the author illuminates Fuller’s “public years”, focusing on her struggles to establish her identity as an influential intellectual woman in the Romantic Age. He brings to life Fuller’s dramatic mixture of inward struggles, intimate social life, and deep engagements with the movements of her time. He describe ... More

Keywords: Margaret Fuller, Romantic Age, culture, politics, social life, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Thomas Carlyle, Giuseppe Mazzini

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780195396324
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396324.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Charles Capper, author
Boston University