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A Wollstonecraft Anthology - Janet Todd

A Wollstonecraft Anthology

Paperback Published: 8th February 1990
ISBN: 9780231072519
Number Of Pages: 269
For Ages: 22+ years old

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Mary Wollstonecraft is widely recognized as a social and political thinker of major significance and as one of the most important and influential of the early feminists. Some of her works, such as "A Vindication of the Rights of Woman," have become central texts of feminist thought. Written in the eighteenth century, her social commentary challenged the other eminent thinkers of the day, including Edmund Burke and Jean-Jacques Rousseau, and confronted the major events of the period, such as the French Revolution. Wollstonecraft was a persuasive writer and thinker who never felt compelled to separate her female experience from her writing.

"A Wollstonecraft Anthology" brings together the well-known and lesser-known texts: "A Vindication of the Rights of Men, The French Revolution, " her early educational writings, her letters to Gilbert Imlay and William Godwin, and her reviews of fiction. This volume provides a comprehensive overview of Wollstonecraft's work and includes a biographic introduction by Janet Todd.

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Wollstonecraft has always been recognized as a distinctive, sometimes notorious, champion for women's rights; this anthology reminds us these include emotional and intellectual as well as political rights. English Language Notes A sensibly chosen and well edited collection. Nineteenth-Century Prose

Courtesy Books Thoughts on the Education of Daughters Original Stories from Real Life ""Letters on the Management of Infants""
Works of Controversy A Vindication of the Rights of Men A Vindication of the Rights of Women Review of Catherine Macaulay's Letters on Education
Works of Commentary Letter to Joseph Johnson ""Letter on the Present Character of the French Nation"" An Historical and Moral View of... the French Revolution Letters Written... in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark ""On Poetry
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ISBN: 9780231072519
ISBN-10: 0231072511
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 269
Published: 8th February 1990
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.63 x 14.86  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.38

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