Daughter of Boston: The Extraordinary Diary of a Nineteenth-century Woman, Caroline Healey Dall
In nineteenth-century Boston, amidst the popular lecturing of Ralph Waldo Emerson and the discussion groups led by Margaret Fuller, sat a remarkable young woman, Caroline Healey Dall (1822-1912): transcendentalist, early feminist, writer, reformer, and, perhaps most importantly, active diarist. During the seventy-five years that Dall kept a diary, she captured all the fascinating details of her sometimes agonizing personal life, and she also wrote about all the major figures who surrounded her. Her diary, filling forty-five volumes, is perhaps the longest running diary ever written by any American and the most complete account of a nineteenth-century woman's life.
In Daughter of Boston, scholar Helen Deese has painstakingly combed through these diaries and created a single fascinating volume of Dall's observations, judgments, descriptions, and reactions.
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Aspiring to Something Noble March 19 1838April 271840
The Transcendentalist Circle August 7 1840November 41841
From Heiress Apparent to Independent Woman November 10 1841September 81842
To the South and Back September IO1842April 101844
The Ministers Wife September 24 1844March 151847
The Needham Years June3 1847December 301849
A City Simmers March 24 1850April 281851
A Yankee in Canada May 8 1851Sept 21853
Tribulations October 10 1853October 17 1854
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Daughter of Boston: The Extraordinary Diary of a Nineteenth-century Woman
Caroline Wells Healey Dall
Ograniczony podgląd - 2005
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