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Ambassador of the World (1846–1847)

Charles Capper

in Margaret Fuller

Published in print February 2010 | ISBN: 9780195396324
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199852703 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396324.003.0008
Ambassador of the World (1846–1847)

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This chapter examines Margaret Fuller’s assignment to England as the first female foreign correspondent of the New York Tribune in 1846. During these travels, Fuller wrote about her experiences, and in the process created a new literary genre called travel narratives. After arriving in England, she had the opportunity to interview several prominent writers of the time including Thomas Carlyle and George Sand.

Keywords: Margaret Fuller; foreign correspondent; travel narratives; New York Tribune; Thomas Carlyle; George Sand

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Subjects: History of the Americas

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