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A New England Inheritance

Charles Capper

in Margaret Fuller

Published in print January 1995 | ISBN: 9780195092677
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199854264 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195092677.003.0001
A New England Inheritance

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This chapter examines New England ancestry and the inheritance of Margaret Fuller, the organizer of the transcendentalist movement journal Dial. Fuller was in her habitat and ancestry a thorough New Englander and her lineage was long, beginning with the first Puritans of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. This chapter describes Fuller's negative perception of the Puritans and traces the records of her own Puritan ancestors.

Keywords: Margaret Fuller; New England; transcendentalist movement; Dial; Puritans; ancestry

Chapter.  11237 words. 

Subjects: History of the Americas

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