Margaret Fuller


Born
in Cambridgeport, Massachusetts, The United States
May 23, 1810

Died
July 19, 1850

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Sarah Margaret Fuller Ossoli, more commonly known as Margaret Fuller, (May 23, 1810 – July 19, 1850) was a journalist, critic and women's rights activist associated with the American transcendental movement. She was the first full-time female book reviewer in journalism. Her book Woman in the Nineteenth Century is considered the first major feminist work in the United States.

Born Sarah Margaret Fuller in an area of Cambridge, Massachusetts, she was given a substantial early education by her father, Timothy Fuller. She later had more formal schooling and became a teacher before, in 1839, she began overseeing what she called "conversations": discussions among women meant to compensate for their lack of access to higher education. She became t
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Woman in the Nineteenth Cen...

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Summer on the Lakes, in 1843

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The Essential Margaret Fuller

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The Portable Margaret Fuller

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Trails of the Sawtooth and ...

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The Great Lawsuit: Man vers...

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Trails of the Western Idaho

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The Woman and the Myth

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