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Fanny Wright rebel in America by Celia Morris

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Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Wright, Frances, 1795-1852.,
  • Feminists -- United States -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementCelia Morris.
LC ClassificationsHQ1413.W75 M67 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 337 p. :
Number of Pages337
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1554052M
ISBN 100252062493
LC Control Number91034130

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Frances Wright dared to take Thomas Jefferson seriously when he wrote, ' All men are created equal, ' and to assume that 'men' meant 'women' as well. Born in Scotland in , she came to the United States in , and spent half her adult life here, she died in Ohio in , ending a lifetime devoted to promoting equality among the races and the sexes. "A lively, readable narrative, informative to general readers and scholars alike. In its closely documented pages, one of the boldest and most iconoclastic women in Jacksonian America lives again." -- New York Times Book Review. FANNY WRIGHT book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. A lively, readable narrative, informative to general readers and scholars al /5(7).   Fanny Wright was a flamboyant and seductive young radical, an Owenite socialist who believed in free love, universal suffrage, the abolition of slavery, and miscegenation as a solution to racism.

The first American woman to speak publicly against slavery and for the equality of women, Fanny Wright was a rebel who pursued equality for all. She lived according to her own ideals rather than society’s dictates. Wright was an inspiration to Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton. She was a friend to the Marquis. Frances "Fanny" Wright was born in Dundee, Scotland February Her father James Wright, was a wealthy linen manufacturer and political radical with proper connections. Both parents died before Fanny's third birthday. Frances Wright was born September 6, , one of three children born in Dundee, Scotland to Camilla Campbell and James Wright, a wealthy linen manufacturer and political radical. Both of her parents died young, and Fanny (as she was called as a child) was orphaned at the age of three, but left with a substantial inheritance. The Nashoba Community was an experimental project of Frances "Fanny" Wright, initiated in to educate and emancipate was located in a 2,acre (8 km²) woodland on the side of present-day Germantown, Tennessee, a Memphis suburb, along the Wolf was a small-scale test of her full-compensation emancipation plan in which no slaveholders would .

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