The Adventures of Allegra Fullerton: Or, A Memoir of Startling and Amusing Episodes from Itinerant Life—A Novel
Robert J. BegiebingE-book: $9.99
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The ‘recovered’ memoir is fascinating . . . Allegra describes her transformation from ‘mere traveling face maker’ to sophisticated associate of Margaret Fuller and John Ruskin. She travels to Florence in the 1840s, where she contemplates her complicated relationship to the world as a young widowed female painter and engages in discussions about the nature of art . . . Allegra’s insightful ruminations on the artistic life make up the lively heart of this book.
--The New York Times Book Review
ROBERT J. BEGIEBING, Professor of English and Coordinator of Humantities and English at Southern New Hampshire University, is author of four books, most recently The Strange Death of Mistress Coffin (1991), a novel chosen by the Literary Guild and the Mystery Guild as main selections.