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Margaret Fuller: A Brief Biography with Documents (Paperback)

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As a well-known editor and journalist, Margaret Fuller (1810-1850) questioned the conventional boundaries that circumscribed American society in the first half of the nineteenth century. This collection of her letters, essays, poems, and journalism reveals a woman who developed a feminist and humanist vision that transcended class, racial, national, and gender borders.

About the Author


Eve Kornfeld (Ph. D., Harvard University) is professor of history at San Diego State University. A specialist in American cultural history, gender in American culture, and poststructuralist and feminist theory, she has published numerous articles in journals such as the "William and Mary Quarterly" and the "Journal of American Studies." She held one of the first fellowships in the American Council of Learned Societies' Humanities Project and is active in the effort to bring interdisciplinary perspectives to the attention of K-12 teachers. In 1988, Kornfeld received the Timeos Award of the Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society for excellence in teaching.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780312120092
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
Publication Date: December 1st, 1996
Pages: 252