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By Judith Mattson Bean, Joel Myerson

Ardent feminist, chief of the transcendentalist move, player within the eu revolutions of 1848-49, and an concept for Zenobia in Hawthorne's Blithedale Romance and the sketch Miranda in James Russell Lowell's Fable for Critics, Margaret Fuller used to be some of the most influential personalities of her day.

Though a plethora of severe writings, biographies, and bibliographies on Fuller were available--as good as her 3 released books, ecu dispatches, and versions of her letters and journals--until now there was no entire, trustworthy version of her writings from the New-York Tribune, the place she used to be the 1st literary editor. Fuller wrote 250 articles for the Tribune, merely 38 of that have been reprinted in smooth variations; this e-book makes this important component of her writings on hand to the general public for the 1st time.

Judith Mattson Bean and Joel Myerson have assembled a variety of Fuller's essays and studies on American and British literature, tune, tradition and politics, and paintings. The accompanying absolutely annotated, searchable CD-ROM comprises all of Fuller's New-York Tribune writings.

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And for this present day appointed for Thanksgiving, we may say that if we know of so many wrongs, woes, and errors in the world yet unredressed; if in this nation recent decisions have shown a want of moral discrimination on important subjects, that make us pause and doubt whether we can join in the formal congratulations that we are still bodily alive, unassailed by the ruder modes of warfare, and enriched with the fatness of the land; yet on the other side, we know of causes not so loudly proclaimed why we should give thanks.

See Heinrich Heine: Selected Works, trans. and ed. Helen M. Mustard (New York: Random House, 1973), 239–40. 20. Paul Youngquist, “Romanticism, Criticism, and Organicity,” Genre 27 (1994): 183– 208. Youngquist demonstrates the continuity of the metaphor of organicity through nineteenth- and twentieth-century criticism. He concludes that “however dead it may appear, the organic metaphor lives on in contemporary criticism . . as a representational strategy” (204), whether in positive terms or negative.

Mary Suzanne Schriber, “Julia Ward Howe and the Travel Book,” New England Quarterly 62 (1989): 269. 42. Fuller, “Miss Barrett’s Poems,” NYDT 4 January 1845. 43. Fuller, “American Literature,” Papers 2:125. 44. R. W. Emerson, Memoirs of Margaret Fuller Ossoli, ed. R. W. Emerson, W. H. Channing, and J. F. Clarke (Boston: Phillips, Sampson, 1852), 1:303. 45. Cheryl Walker, The Nightingale’s Burden: Women Poets and American Culture before 1900 (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1982), 23, 26. 1 All 250 pieces are included in the electronic edition.

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