Fanny Wright

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United States early feminist (born in Scotland) (1795-1852)

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Having grown accustomed to living her life through figures she'd imagined larger than herself, Fanny Trollope is transformed into a thinking, compassionate, high-spirited woman, while Fanny Wright dissolves into a minor and uninspiring presence.
Fanny begins by sketching out the early lives of both Fanny Wright and Fanny Trollope.
White's much anticipated novel is based on the life of Scottish plantation owner and abolitionist Fanny Wright.
When Fanny Wright began speaking in 1826, in front of "promiscuous" audiences - that is, audiences containing both men and women - it was a scandal.
Others might merely see them as eccentrics, one of whom we meet here, Fanny Wright. (Others might salute the width of their interests: manners and food, children and servants - and slaves.
The General's contacts were vital for the many exiles and refugees who congregated in London, and Lafayette's patronage was a great advantage to writers and journalists such as Fanny Wright and Augustin Thierry who were in effect waging a war of values by trumpeting the American and French revolutions.