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Woman in the Nineteenth Century

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ISBN-10: 0486406628

ISBN-13: 9780486406626

Edition: 1999

Authors: Margaret Fuller

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In this enormously influential book, published in 1845, the prototypical feminist writer of her day addressed a wide range of issues, from the Woman Question to prostitution and slavery, marriage and employment reform, and the European revolutionary movements of the 1840s. A thought-provoking challenge to contemporary assumptions of male privilege, Woman in the Nineteenth Centuryis today a classic of feminist literature.
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Book details

List price: $4.00
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Dover Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/26/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Size: 5.24" wide x 8.27" long x 0.35" tall
Weight: 0.242
Language: English

Born in Cambridgeport, Massachusetts, young Fuller was subjected to a severe educational regimen by her father, who was determined to treat his daughter's mind no differently from that of the son he had desired. By the age of eight, Fuller was reading the Latin classics and was soon proficient in several modern European languages. She was especially interested in modern German literature, a passion that brought her to the attention of the New England Transcendentalists, who were attempting at the time to redefine human experiences. With Ralph Waldo Emerson, she founded, and for a while edited, The Dial (1840--1842), the quarterly magazine of literature, philosophy, and religion that had…