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Virtual Event: Margaret Fuller: “No Intellect Comparable” with Rob Velella

May 23, 2020 @ 2:00 pm
May 23, 2020 @ 3:00 pm

Margaret Fuller is recognized as an important early American literary critic, journalist, and the author of the first full-length feminist book in the United States. She once said: “I now know all the people worth knowing in America, and I find no intellect comparable to my own.”


Join Rob Velella on Margaret Fuller’s Birthday (May 23) for a virtual conversation that examines this quote, its context, and its potential veracity. Velella is an independent literary historian. In 2010 he served as guest curator of “Margaret Fuller: Woman of the Nineteenth Century,” an exhibition at Harvard’s Houghton Library for her bicentennial.


Free. Registration required. This talk will be offered through Zoom.  Once registration is complete a confirmation email with the Zoom Virtual Meeting Room details will be sent to you.

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