A literary criticism of the book "Woman in the Nineteenth Century," by Margaret Fuller is presented. It explores Fuller's style and belief on the gendered societal norms during the antebellum period. It examines how the language of spirituality was used to confine women, in comparison to Ralph Waldo Emerson's transcendentalism philosophy and Orestes A. Brownson's Christianity approach. It discusses the boundaries supporting the current dichotomies between men and women.
Putnam, L. (2010). “Hers is But the Common Lot of all her Protestant and Infidel Sisters:” Margaret Fuller and the Restrictive Language of Spirituality. Jostes: Journal of South Texas English Studies, 1(2), 1–16.
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