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The Resource Margaret Fuller : a New American Life, Megan Marshall

Margaret Fuller : a New American Life, Megan Marshall

Label
Margaret Fuller : a New American Life
Title
Margaret Fuller
Title remainder
a New American Life
Statement of responsibility
Megan Marshall
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Explores the life and career of the 19th-century American journalist, intellectual, and advocate of personal liberation
  • The author tells the story of how Fuller, tired of Boston, accepted Horace Greeley's offer to be the New York Tribune's front-page columnist. The move unleashed a crusading concern for the urban poor and the plight of prostitutes, and a late-in-life hunger for passionate experience. In Italy as a foreign correspondent, Fuller took a secret lover, a young officer in the Roman Guard; she wrote dispatches on the brutal 1849 Siege of Rome; and she gave birth to a son. Yet, when all three died in a shipwreck off Fire Island shortly after Fuller's fortieth birthday, the sense and passion of her life's work were eclipsed by tragedy and scandal. Marshall's inspired account brings an American heroine back to indelible life. --Book jacket
Summary
Provides a portrait of Thoreau's editor and Emerson's friend, who was also a daring war correspondent and a crusader for women's rights who had a passion for her life's work, which was eclipsed by tragedy and scandal after her death at the age of forty
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Massachusetts Book Awards, Nonfiction Award, 2014.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2013
  • Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography, 2014.
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10171491
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Marshall, Megan
Dewey number
  • 818.309
  • 920
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
Text in English
LC call number
PS2506
LC item number
.M37 2014
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fuller, Margaret
  • Authors, American
  • Feminists
Target audience
general
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a new American life
Label
Margaret Fuller : a New American Life, Megan Marshall
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pt. I. Youth : 1. Three letters ; 2. Ellen Kilshaw ; 3. Theme: "Possunt quia posse videntur" ; 4. Mariana -- Pt. II. Cambridge : 5. The young lady's friends ; 6. Elective affinities -- Pt. III. Groton and Providence : 7."My heart has no proper home" ; 8. "Returned into life" ; 9. "Bringing my opinions to the test" -- Pt. IV. Concord, Boston, Jamaica Plain : 10. "What were we born to do?" ; 11. "The gospel of Transcendentalism" ; 12. Communities and Covenants ; 13. "The newest new world" -- Pt. V. New York : 14. "I stand in the sunny noon of life" ; 15. "Flying on the paper wings of every day" ; 16. "A human secret, like my own" -- Pt. VI. Europe : 17. Lost on Ben Lomond ; 18. "Rome has grown up in my soul" ; 19. "A being born wholly of my being" -- Pt. VII. Homeward : 20. "I have lived in a much more full and true way" ; 21. "No favorable wind." -- Epilogue: "After so dear a storm"
Control code
20267729
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Mariner Books edition.
Extent
xxi, 474 pages
Isbn
9780544245617
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Ownership
ORO: Mildred L. Welch Fund.
System control number
(OCoLC)873953159
Label
Margaret Fuller : a New American Life, Megan Marshall
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pt. I. Youth : 1. Three letters ; 2. Ellen Kilshaw ; 3. Theme: "Possunt quia posse videntur" ; 4. Mariana -- Pt. II. Cambridge : 5. The young lady's friends ; 6. Elective affinities -- Pt. III. Groton and Providence : 7."My heart has no proper home" ; 8. "Returned into life" ; 9. "Bringing my opinions to the test" -- Pt. IV. Concord, Boston, Jamaica Plain : 10. "What were we born to do?" ; 11. "The gospel of Transcendentalism" ; 12. Communities and Covenants ; 13. "The newest new world" -- Pt. V. New York : 14. "I stand in the sunny noon of life" ; 15. "Flying on the paper wings of every day" ; 16. "A human secret, like my own" -- Pt. VI. Europe : 17. Lost on Ben Lomond ; 18. "Rome has grown up in my soul" ; 19. "A being born wholly of my being" -- Pt. VII. Homeward : 20. "I have lived in a much more full and true way" ; 21. "No favorable wind." -- Epilogue: "After so dear a storm"
Control code
20267729
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Mariner Books edition.
Extent
xxi, 474 pages
Isbn
9780544245617
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Ownership
ORO: Mildred L. Welch Fund.
System control number
(OCoLC)873953159

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