This essay aims at exploring the controversial and thought-provoking use of flower language and flower imagery in Margaret Fuller's so-called flower pieces. In a rather unconventional way, this language for women is turned by the writer into a powerful instrument of protest, capable of upsetting stereotypes and common beliefs on women.

Marino, E. (2017). POWERFUL EMBLEMS OF PROTEST: FLOWER LANGUAGE AND FLOWER IMAGERY IN THE WRITINGS OF MARGARET FULLER. GENDER STUDIES, 16(1), 1-7 [10.2478/genst-2018-0001].

POWERFUL EMBLEMS OF PROTEST: FLOWER LANGUAGE AND FLOWER IMAGERY IN THE WRITINGS OF MARGARET FULLER

marino elisabetta
2017

Abstract

This essay aims at exploring the controversial and thought-provoking use of flower language and flower imagery in Margaret Fuller's so-called flower pieces. In a rather unconventional way, this language for women is turned by the writer into a powerful instrument of protest, capable of upsetting stereotypes and common beliefs on women.
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Settore L-LIN/11 - Lingue e Letterature Anglo-Americane
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Flower language; Flower pieces; Gender expectations; Margaret Fuller; Self-empowerment;
Marino, E. (2017). POWERFUL EMBLEMS OF PROTEST: FLOWER LANGUAGE AND FLOWER IMAGERY IN THE WRITINGS OF MARGARET FULLER. GENDER STUDIES, 16(1), 1-7 [10.2478/genst-2018-0001].
Marino, E
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