Fanny Wright

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Noun1.Fanny Wright - United States early feminist (born in Scotland) (1795-1852)Fanny Wright - United States early feminist (born in Scotland) (1795-1852)
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Trollope was living in destitution when social reformer Fanny Wright appeared in public and proposed the dazzling idea of moving to a utopian community in Tennessee.
Faulkner likewise explores the early influences of the schism within the Quaker meetings over female ministry and the inspiration Mott garnered from the radical work of Mary Wollstonecraft and Fanny Wright.
College lecturer Joyce Duncan aims to awaken student's appreciation for women's history by introducing them to the major figures in the fight for women's rights, starting with Fanny Wright (1795-1852) and ending with Rebecca Walker (1969-).
The followers of Robert Dale Owen and Fanny Wright were criticized for indulging in "free love." Some small groups were said to practice various types of communal sex.