The Lives of Margaret Fuller

John Matteson (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$19.95
Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
Publish Date
January 21, 2013
Pages
510
Dimensions
5.5 X 0.89 X 8.26 inches | 0.9 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780393343595
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About the Author

John Matteson received the Pulitzer Prize for Biography for Eden's Outcasts: The Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Father and the Ann M. Sperber Prize for The Lives of Margaret Fuller. A Distinguished Professor of English at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and the editor of The Annotated Little Women, he resides in the Bronx.

Reviews

The great strength of John Matteson sbiography lies in his ability to place Margaret Fuller against the socialmilieu that both made her possible and got in her way. We see, as never before, a life constantly moving onto new ground. --Robert Ferguson, author of "The American Enlightenment"
In the title of his well-written book, Matteson refers to the "lives" of Margaret Fuller because, he explains, she continually reinvented herself over the course of her lifetime. --Mary Beth Norton, author of "Separated by Their Sex: Women in Public and Private in the Colonial Atlantic World"
Matteson 's portrait of Fuller, given depth and sheen by a treasure trove of letters, is unfailingly intelligent, nuanced and intriguing.
Matteson s portrait of Fuller, given depth and sheen by a treasure trove of letters, is unfailingly intelligent, nuanced and intriguing. "
Well-written. . . . [Readers] will admire her spirit, intellect, and courage. "
John Matteson performs a service in producing a . . . biography that will introduce this learned, prolific and eccentric American to a wider audience. "
[Matteson s] writing seems to derive palpable energy from Fuller s own dynamism. . . . In the end he discovers a Fuller that is startlingly modern in her contradictions and commitments. "