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date: 25 January 2022

Fuller, Margaret 

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The Oxford Companion to United States History
Author(s):
Charles CapperCharles Capper

(1810–1850), critic, journalist, and transcendentalist leader.Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, to Margarett Crane and Timothy Fuller, a four-term Republican congressman, Margaret Fuller received through her father's tutoring and private schooling the same advanced classical education available to boys of Boston-Cambridge's intellectually ambitious Unitarian elite, which she supplemented by self-education in the entire canon of European literature. Lacking a commensurate professional outlet, she soon carved out one for herself in the emerging transcendentalist movement. After teaching in its schools in ... ...

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