<i>Risorgimento</i> (1847–1848)

Charles Capper

in Margaret Fuller

Published in print February 2010 | ISBN: 9780195396324
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199852703 | DOI:
Risorgimento (1847–1848)

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This chapter examines the experience of Margaret Fuller when she was assigned to Italy as foreign correspondent of the New York Tribune from 1847 to 1848. This was the starting period of the Italian reunification. This chapter describes Fuller’s pioneering Italian studies and teaching and her thoughts about the Risorgimento. It also describes her journalistic work as literary critic and her opportunity to meet some of the most prominent local authors.

Keywords: Margaret Fuller; foreign correspondent; Italy; literary critic; Italian studies

Chapter.  24475 words. 

Subjects: History of the Americas

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