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4. Spirit of Nationalism   

4. Spirit of Nationalism

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Margaret Fuller - Selected Archive Items

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[7129] Anonymous, Margaret Fuller (1840),
courtesy of the Library of Congress [LC-USZ62-47039].
Fuller was an extremely influential nineteenth-century thinker and writer. She was the first female overseas news correspondent and covered such major events as the Italian revolution.

[9022] Nathaniel Hawthorne, My Visit to Niagara (1835),
courtesy of the New-England Magazine.
Hawthorne published this sketch anonymously in the New-England Magazine; it shows the nineteenth-century fascination with Niagara Falls.

[9026] George Barker, Niagara Falls, N.Y., Close-Up View from Below (1886),
courtesy of the Library of Congress [LC-USZ62-97270].
Nineteenth-century photograph of the popular tourist attraction Niagara Falls. Fuller and others commented on the sublimity of the falls.

[9038] Margaret Fuller, Chapter 1 of Summer on the Lakes (1844),
courtesy of the University of Washington.
In this chapter from Summer on the Lakes, Fuller describes visiting Niagara Falls. After the book's publication, Horace Greeley hired Fuller as a columnist and critic for The New York Daily Tribune.

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