Margaret Fuller as Hawthorne's Zenobia: The problem of moral accountability in fictional biography

Cary, Louise D.
March 1990
ATQ;Mar1990, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p31
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
Focuses on Nathaniel Hawthorne's portrayal of feminist author Margaret Fuller as the character Zenobia in his fictionalized biography `The Blithedale Romance.' Hawthorne's disclaimer on the fictitious origins of his characters; Introduction of motive for Zenobia's feminism; Contrast between Zenobia's ideals and actions.


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