urnerk at qwest.net
Mon Apr 11 22:17:04 CEST 2005
> There are those who may have been at the right schools, taking the
> opportunity to do the wrong things. Fuller was a drop-out, I think.
Actually, Fuller got "fired" from Harvard as he put it -- expelled. He'd
romanticized the place to the point that he couldn't stomach the reality (a
family tradition). The last straw: he went to New York and took the whole
cast of some play out for drinks.
At least he read his great aunt's stuff: Margaret Fuller Osoli was big in
the New England Transcendentalist movement , and there's literary
evidence to suggest we certify Fuller as the last of same.
He partially redeemed himself at Harvard in the 1960s, holding the Charles
Eliot Norton chair of poetry for a spell.
Here's my bio of the guy, FYI:
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