Presentation on theme: "Sarah Margaret Fuller 1810-1850 Transcendentalist Writer, The Dial."— Presentation transcript:
Sarah Margaret Fuller Transcendentalist Writer, The Dial
Sarah Margaret Fuller “What woman needs….is not as woman to act or rule, but as a nature to grow, as an intellect to discern, as a soul to live freely, and unimpeded to unfold such powers as were given her when we left our common home.”
From the 1820’s to 1920
Sarah Margaret Fuller “It should be remarked that, as the principle of liberty is better understood, and more nobly interpreted, a broader protest is made in behalf of women” (Heath, p. 1698). “You are not the head of your wife. God has given her a mind of her own” (Heath, p. 1701).
Sarah Margaret Fuller Mankind is ripe for this, when inward and outward freedom for Woman as much as for Man shall be acknowledged a right, not yielded as a concession” (Heath, p. 1705). “Man partakes of the feminine in the Apollo, Woman of the masculine as Minerva” (Heath, p. 1711).
Dr. Laura Schlesinger: The Proper Care & Feeding of Husbands (2004).
Sarah Margaret Fuller “I think women need, especially at this juncture, a much greater range of occupation than they have, to rouse their latent powers” ( Heath, pp. 1716). “I believe that, at present, women are the best helpers of one another. Let them think, let them act; till they know what they need” (Heath, p. 1715).