NYSWI: John Matteson reads from and signs The Lives of Margaret Fuller (NYS Museum)

John Matteson, Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer, is the author of the new book, The Lives of Margaret Fuller
(2012), a portrait of the fiery 19th century social critic who was the
most famous American woman of her time. Author of the first great work
of American feminism, and a celebrated columnist for Horace Greeley’s New York Tribune,
Fuller was a leading Transcendentalist, a war columnist in Italy, and a
free spirit who conceived a child out of wedlock with an Italian
nobleman. Matteson received the Pulitzer Prize for his previous book, Eden’s Outcasts: The Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Father (2007), a dual biography that explores a rich father-daughter relationship and intellectual partnership.

Event date: 
Thursday, March 22, 2012 - 8:00pm
Event address: 
222 Madison Avenue
12230 Albany
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The Lives of Margaret Fuller Cover Image
$32.95
ISBN: 9780393068054
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 23rd, 2012

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