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  Margaret Fuller - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Fuller became friends with Ralph Waldo Emerson and was subsequently associated with transcendentalism.
Fuller, her husband, and her son all died when a boat transporting them back to America from Italy sank off Fire Island, New York.
Among the articles lost was Fuller's manuscript on the history of the Roman Republic.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Margaret_Fuller   (437 words)

 "Mother" of human rights reporting
Margaret Fuller was the eldest of nine children born to Unitarian parents in 1810 at Cambridgeport, Mass.
Margaret Fuller experienced what one source called a delayed mourning for the death of her father, a mourning which finally in the winter of 1840-1841 led to her shifting of attention to issues of female creativity (Steele XI).
Fuller thus became a co-editor of The Dial, a quarterly literary journal of the Transcendentalists, in 1840.
www.worldlymind.org /fuller.htm   (1926 words)

 Margaret Fuller
The letters represent Fuller at all stages of her life and career, and show her engaged as literary critic, as translator and as champion of German literature and thought, as teacher, as travel writer, as literary editor, as journalist, as feminist, as revolutionary, as wife and mother.
Fuller, well-educated and driven by boundless intellectual curiosity, was captivated by the Transcendentalist movement in New England, and became a colleague of Emerson, Bronson Alcott and other movement leaders while she taught.
Margaret Fuller, the first female foreign correspondent and the first book review editor in the U.S.A., was born May 23, 1810 in Cambridgeport (now part of Cambridge), Massachusetts, U.S.A. She was educated at home by her father, the American lawyer and legislator, Timothy Fuller and by age ten she was reading classics in Latin.
www.queertheory.com /histories/f/fuller_margaret.htm   (1065 words)

 Margaret Fuller biography New England Transcendentalism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Margaret Fuller was then twenty-five and had to give up the keenly anticipated prospect of a European tour with some literary friends.
Margaret Fuller, the life-changingly spellbinding conversationalist, held women only "conversation classes," in Elizabeth Palmer Peabody's West Street bookstore in Boston in 1839 designed to emancipate women from their traditional intellectual subservience to men.
Margaret at this time was in her late thirties whilst Ossoli was in his late twenties.
www.age-of-the-sage.org /transcendentalism/margaret_fuller.html   (1486 words)

Viewing Fuller's "The Great Lawsuit" as a act of textual transvestitism became more persuasive as I grappled with her complex and sometimes opaque arguments, and certainly was supported by Edgar Allen Poe's view of her as a gender maverick (he divided humanity into three classes: "men, women and Margaret Fuller").
Fuller distinguished the ideal of American gender equality from the universal enfranchisement of the French Revolution by condemning the violence and upheaval associated with the radically democratic Jacobins.
Fuller's performance of civic equality was an explicit re-rendering of social laws: Woman was equal, Woman belonged in the public sphere, and those who blocked Woman's ascent blocked the realization of the City on a Hill and the maturation of Revolutionary ideals.
www.vcu.edu /engweb/transcendentalism/criticism/rixonfuller.html   (2122 words)

 SARAH MARGARET FULLER, MARCHESA OSSOLI   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Sarah Margaret Fuller was born in Cambridgeport, Massachusetts on May 1810, the oldest of eight children born to Timothy and Margaret Crane Fuller.
Supervised by her father--even when he was serving in congress-- Margaret Fuller followed a rigorous regimen of classical studies, learning Latin (in which she was fluent by age six) and Greek as well as German, French, and Italian.
No collected works of Margaret Fuller have been published and, since the majority of her literary efforts appeared in the journals for which she wrote, her major works are not easily accessible even though recent renewed interest in her had resulted in publication of some of her writings.
cscwww.cats.ohiou.edu /~Chastain/dh/fuller.htm   (660 words)

 Margaret Fuller
Margaret was the first-born child of Unitarian parents, Margarett Crane and Timothy Fuller, Jr.
Margaret herself thought the price paid for this early and intensive drilling, sometimes late into the night, was sleeplessness and nightmares as a child and a lifetime of poor eyesight and migraine headaches.
Clarke commented that a conversation with Margaret "could not merely entertain and inform, but make an epoch in one's life." Eliza Farrar, wife of Harvard professor John Farrar, took Margaret on as a project in the improvement of dress and manners and introduced her to visitors like Fanny Kemble and Harriet Martineau.
www.uua.org /uuhs/duub/articles/margaretfuller.html   (2479 words)

 Society Newsleter -- Volume 3   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Fuller's linguistic skills and her wide knowledge of German literature, at a time when the study of the German language and literature was still in its infancy in the United States, places her at the cutting edge of the study of a new language, and made her a disseminator of new cultural information.
Fuller's public life as an unmarried woman in her late twenties and early thirties, and as a member of an intellectual community was in fact conducted in a hostile climate.
Fuller's treatise, then, provides women with a potential means of escape from their confinement in woman's sphere, in a "woman's place" where and when that confinement is based on the penalty of biology.
www-english.tamu.edu /fuller/volume3.html   (6726 words)

 Men, Women and Margaret Fuller
Margaret was disparagingly called a ‘bluestocking,’ meaning that she was perceived to be a mannish, pedantic intellectual—far from feminine.
Margaret, as she later insisted on being called, and not Sarah Margaret, was much loved by both parents, grandparents and other family members; however, since she was extraordinarily bright her father deemed that at age three, she should start to be educated.
Eventually Margaret’s parents realized that there were problems, and so, at the age of eleven, she was sent to a girls’ school where she would be taught to be less competitive, outspoken, candid, and not to speak her mind so boldly.
www.uucb.org /sermons/2003062901   (2437 words)

 Hijacking of American Education: Part 3 - Sarah Margaret Fuller
Margaret's faith in the doctrine of self-culture was strengthened and defined by Goethe, whose writings she discovered in 1832.
Margaret was to be the editor of the new journal, with Emerson the co-editor.
Margaret Fuller's editors, including Emerson, removed her papers and all journal material unacceptable to Americans of the 19th century to protect her reputation and their own.
www.forerunner.com /forerunner/X0284_Hijacking_American_L.html   (1918 words)

 IHAS: Poet
Her method--one she shared with Bronson Alcott--was Socratic; each conversation was devoted to a philosophical question, and Margaret would engage the participants in discussion and dialogue before expounding her own views with a clarity of thought and luminosity of expression that dazzled her listeners.
After THE DIAL ceased publication in 1844, Fuller was invited by Horace Greeley, Owner and Editor of the NEW YORK TRIBUNE, to relocate to that city and to serve as literary and cultural critic for the paper.
She was an active, inspiring companion and correspondent, and all the art, the thought, the nobleness in New England seemed at that moment related to her and she to it.
www.pbs.org /wnet/ihas/poet/fuller.html   (871 words)

 Margaret Fuller   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Margaret was educated by her father, before attending the local school when she reached the age of fourteen.
She wrote that "when inward and outward freedom for woman as much as for man shall be acknowledged as a right, not yielded as a concession." Fuller's writings on political equality influenced a generation of feminists involved in the struggle for women's suffrage.
Fuller now began advocating socialist views and during the Revolution of 1848 assumed charge of a hospital in Rome while her husband took part in the fighting.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /USAWfuller.htm   (741 words)

 Margaret Fuller
Margaret Fuller--she was called Ossoli long after the time we are concerned with, in a foreign land and amid foreign associations--Margaret Fuller died July 16th, 1850.
Margaret Fuller did justice to the character of Fourier, admired his enthusiasm, honored his devotion, acknowledged the terrible nature of the evils he gave the study of a life-time to correct, and paid an unstinting tribute to the disinterested motives that impelled him; but with his scheme for refashioning society she had no sympathy.
Margaret Fuller's loyalty to principles was proof against bad taste; which is saying a good deal, for many a reformer is of opinion that blunders are worse than crimes, and that vulgarity is more offensive than wickedness.
www.alcott.net /alcott/home/champions/Fuller.html?index=1   (4411 words)

 Margaret Fuller, the American Minerva by James W. Tuttleton   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Margaret Fuller was one of the most distinguished women of her time; her learning had no equal amongst her women contemporaries; and she was at the center of several lively international movements in her time.
Fuller was in favor of these liberal causes, but it seems clear to me that abolitionism, the rights of the Indian, and the condition of women at Sing-Sing were, for her, merely interchangeable elements in what was then called “The Sisterhood of Reforms.” All liberals supported them.
Margaret, of course, was different from many modern feminists: she considered herself married to Ossoli and intended to support him and live with him in America in a traditional family arrangement.
www.newcriterion.com /archive/13/feb95/tuttle.htm   (3215 words)

 Heath Anthology of American LiteratureSarah Margaret¬†Fuller - Author Page
But Fuller saw teaching as a means, not an end, and she keenly felt her isolation from the intellectual circles in Boston, to which she returned in December, 1838.
Fuller’s arguments for full equality of opportunity, for abolishing stereotyped gender roles—“there is no wholly masculine man,” she wrote, “no purely feminine woman”—and for women themselves to represent their own best interests may sound strikingly apt to today’s readers.
In the hands of such ambivalent editors, Fuller came to be regarded as, at best, a serio-comic footnote in American literary history, her style that—in the words of a prominent twentieth-century critic—of a headstrong “galloping filly.” The emergence of a renewed women’s movement in the 1960s helped revive interest in Fuller’s work.
college.hmco.com /english/lauter/heath/4e/students/author_pages/early_nineteenth/fuller_sa.html   (1480 words)

 Margaret Fuller
Margaret Fuller was born Sarah Margaret Fuller on May 23, 1810, in Cambridgeport, Massachusetts, one of nine children.
Sadly, her father, Timothy Fuller, died in 1835, and Margaret became the head of the family.
Then, in 1849, Margaret was chosen as the director of a Roman hospital during the sieges of Rome and took care of the sick and dying.
www.angelfire.com /anime2/100import/fuller.html   (426 words)

 From Revolution to Reconstruction: Outlines: Outline of American Literature: Democratic Origins and Revolutionary ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Margaret Fuller, an outstanding essayist, was born and raised in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Fuller's Woman in the Nineteenth Century is the earliest and most American exploration of women's role in society.
Fuller is finally not a feminist so much as an activist and reformer dedicated to the cause of creative human freedom and dignity for all:
odur.let.rug.nl /~usa/LIT/fuller.htm   (304 words)

 A Mythological Sketch, Greek Mythology Link - www.maicar.com
In the Spring of 1841, Margaret Fuller (1810-50) assembled a circle of friends to converse on the subject of mythology (although the original intent of these conversations had been to answer the questions "What were we born to do?" and "How shall we do it?").
MARGARET said that there were many proofs in Plato that the philosophers understood the personifications of the mythi...
MARGARET agreed, and said that the pride of knowledge which he would find in the world should he appear, would be a greater obstacle than superstition once was.
homepage.mac.com /cparada/GML/003Signed/MFMargaret.html   (1477 words)

 Margaret Fuller   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Margaret Fuller was the preeminent feminist thinker of her day, taking the principles of Transcendentalism and broadening them into a thorough case for women's rights.
Her conversations for women held in Boston from 1839 to 1844, forums on culture, politics, and feminism that Fuller organized and conducted, were important steps toward her articulation of a feminist position.
Fuller's reputation has undergone a major revival in the I 960s and I 970s, as she is coming to be understood as a pioneering feminist, an important literary critic, and a central figure in the Transcendentalist movement.
webuus.com /timeline/Margaret_Fuller.html   (444 words)

 Margaret Fuller House -- NRHP Travel Itinerary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Home to Margaret Fuller until the age of 16, this three-story, Federal style house is associated with Fuller’s expansive and politically-driven education under the direction of her radical father.
Fuller’s Women in the 19th century, published in 1845, was the first major American exposition of feminism, and it was used as a primary source of information during the 1848 Women's Rights Convention in Seneca Falls, NY.
Fuller's untimely demise cut short a life recently turned in new and promising directions.
www.cr.nps.gov /nr/travel/pwwmh/ma59.htm   (198 words)

 PAL: Sarah Margaret Fuller (1810-1850)
Margaret Fuller worked as a schoolteacher, as an editor, held "conversations," was active in social reform, and went to Europe as a foreign correspondent.
As a writer, she is admired as a literary critic and for her sympathies for the plight of the Indians.
Robinson, David M. "Margaret Fuller and the Transcendental Ethos: Woman in the Nineteenth Century." PMLA 97.1 (Jan. 1982): 83-98.
www.csustan.edu /english/reuben/pal/chap4/fuller.html   (982 words)

 In quest of human rights
Hearing on that occasion, for the first time, of Miss Fuller's presence in Rome, and of her solitary mode of life, I ventured to call upon her, offering my services in any manner that might conduce to her comfort and security.
Miss Fuller took an active part in this noble work, and the greater portion of her time, during the entire siege, was passed in the Hospital of the Trinity of the Pilgrims, which was placed under her direction, in attendance upon its inmates.
The weather was intensely hot; her health was feeble and delicate; the dead and dying were around her in every form of pain and horror; but she never shrank from the duty she had assumed.
www.worldlymind.org /fullerwrit.htm   (1923 words)

 Margaret Fuller Award   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Through its Margaret Fuller Awards Program, the Unitarian Universalist Women’s Federation also seeks to influence thought and urge women to develop their potential – by lifting up the diverse voices of UU women engaged in the creative work of religious feminisms.
The Margaret Fuller Awards Program expands the concept of the UUWF Feminist Theology Awards, which came into being as the result of an exploration of feminist theology at the 1985 UUWF Biennial Convention.
Previous awards have been given for projects in poetry, song and drama; workshops and curricula to heal and transform ourselves and the world; historical works which inform us about UU women of previous generations and celebrate their accomplishments; and, the development of womanist social theory and new models of feminist theological education.
www.uua.org /UUWF/Awards-Grants/fuller.html   (656 words)

 Margaret Fuller
Margaret Fuller was born Sarah Margaret Fuller on May 23, 1810 in Cambridgeport, Massachusetts.
She was a very intelligent, even precocious, child who received an intense education from her father, Timothy Fuller, learning Greek and Latin at a very early age.
During the of Revolution of 1848 and during the siege of Rome by the French forces, Fuller assumed charge of one of the hospitals of the city, while her husband took part in the fighting.
www.vcu.edu /engweb/transcendentalism/authors/fuller   (737 words)

 Sarah Margaret Fuller Biography | Encyclopedia of World Biography
Sarah Margaret Fuller (1810-1850), an American feminist, cultural critic, and transcendentalist, fought for equality of the sexes.
Fuller loved to talk, so she seized on the lyceum as a way to support herself and put forth her ideas.
Fuller had already begun publishing, but her most significant book, Woman in the Nineteenth Century (1845), developed from such "conversations." It proposed plans for relieving women's social restrictions and using their abilities to the fullest.
www.bookrags.com /biography/sarah-margaret-fuller   (455 words)

 margaret fuller
Sarah Margaret Fuller, Marchesa d'Ossoli was born May 23, 1810, to Timothy and Margaret Crane Fuller in Cambridgeport, Massachusetts.
Fuller and her husband, along with her manuscript of the revolution, were never found.
By simply asking who Sarah Margaret Fuller was, the site searches the web and provides links to her works, literary critiques of her work, and her societies and home pages.
www.uncp.edu /home/canada/work/allam/edit/fuller.htm   (979 words)

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