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Miss Sarah Margaret Fuller

(Born: May 23, 1810 - Died: July 19, 1850)

American educator, editor and author. Sarah Margaret Fuller was born in Cambridgeport, MA, as the first of nine children, of whom two died in infancy. Her parents were Margaret Crane and Timpthy Fuller. Her father, a lwayer and politian, retired in 1833 and died in 1835. She married Giovanni Angelo, the Marques d'Ossoli in Rome, Italy in 1847. The couple, along with their young son, died in a ship wreck off Fire Island while sailing to New York.

Miss Sarah Margaret Fuller

Criticism (Texts and Variant Texts)


  • Duyckinck, E. A. and G. L., "Margaret Fuller Ossoli," Cyclopedia of American Literature, New York: Charles Scribner, 1856, 2:524-485
  • Heartman, Charles F. and James R. Canny, A Bibliography of First Printings of the Writings of Edgar Allan Poe, Hattiesburg, MS: The Book Farm, 1943.
  • Mabbott, Thomas Ollive, ed., The Collected Works of Edgar Allan Poe (Vols 2-3 Tales and Sketches), Cambridge, Mass.: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1978. (Second printing 1979)
  • Smith, Susan Sutton, "Sarah Margaret Fuller, Marchesa d'Ossoli," American Women Writers: A Critical Reference Guide from Colonial Times to the Present, ed. Lina Mainiero, New York: Frederick Ungar Publishing, 1970, 3:314-318
  • Thomas, Dwight and David K. Jackson, The Poe Log: A Documentary Life of Edgar Allan Poe 1809-1849, Boston: G. K. Hall & Sons, 1987.

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