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A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

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Mary Wollstonecraft (27 April 1759 – 10 September 1797) was an eighteenth-century English writer, philosopher, and advocate of women's rights. During her brief career, she wrote novels, treatises, a travel narrative, a history of the French Revolution, a conduct book, and a children's book. Wollstonecraft is best known for A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1792), in which she argues that women are not naturally inferior to men, but appear to be only because they lack education. She suggests that both men and women should be treated as rational beings and imagines a social order founded on reason. . This work was a passionate manifesto, and this work’s effect caused Wollstonecraft to be considered the mother of modern feminism. This was the first major literary assertion of women’s rights, and started the ball rolling on every major breakthrough to follow. Her daughter Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, later Mary Shelley, the author of Frankenstein, would become an... More > accomplished writer herself.< Less
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Product Details

ISBN
9781304783127
Edition
First Edition
Published
January 7, 2014
Language
English
File Format
ePub
File Size
301.29 KB

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