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The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

Margaret Fuller (1810–1850)

Ossoli, Marchioness d’ (os’sō-lē)—[Sarah] Margaret Fuller. An American writer on literature, art, and society; born at Cambridgeport, MA, 1810; died at sea, 1850. For some years she was employed as a teacher in girls’ schools; for two years edited the Dial (1840–42). Her collected essays on ‘Women in the Nineteenth Century’ were published in 1843. She contributed regularly to the New York Tribune papers on literature and art, which were collected in a volume published in 1846. At Rome in the same year she married the Marquis d’Ossoli. The pair were on the way to New York when their ship was wrecked and both were lost. Besides the volumes already named, she published other collections of her essays under the titles: ‘Art, Literature, and Drama’; ‘At Home and Abroad’; ‘Life Without and Life Within.’ (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).