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The life and death of Mary Wollstonecraft

Author: Claire Tomalin
Publisher: New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, [1974]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The biography of the feminist behind the revolutionary book "A Vindication of the Rights of Women," a ferocious rejection of traditional feminity.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Mary Wollstonecraft; Mary Wollstonecraft
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Claire Tomalin
ISBN: 0151515395 9780151515394
OCLC Number: 3277454
Awards: Whitbread Award, 1974.
Description: 316 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Childhood : Spitalfields, Essex, Yorkshire --
Two sorts of education --
Eliza --
Newington Green and the dissenters --
Ireland --
Joseph Johnson and St. Paul's churchyard --
Fuseli --
The Amazon --
A vindication --
London 1792 --
Paris : expatriates and politicians --
Imlay --
La Liberť des femmes --
A book and a child --
Putney Bridge --
A social round --
Godwin --
Marriage, childbirth, death --
Aftermath and debate. Appendixes. Eighteenth-century references to votes for women --
Mary Hays's Appearl to the men of Great Britain in behalf of women --
A note on Dickens and the Polygon.
Responsibility: Claire Tomalin.

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The biography of the feminist behind the revolutionary book "A Vindication of the Rights of Women," a ferocious rejection of traditional feminity.

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