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Mary Wollstonecraft : a revolutionary life

Author: Janet Todd
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Mary Wollstonecraft was the first major feminist in England, author of the pioneering Vindication of the Rights of Woman in 1792. This biography argues that her life and letters are her most lasting legacy." "This biography stresses too her tortured relations with her family, arguing that her resentment of her brother, Ned, and his advantages as an adored boy fuelled her intellectual life. It especially relates her  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Todd, Janet M., 1942-
Mary Wollstonecraft.
New York : Columbia University Press, ©2000
(OCoLC)606417998
Named Person: Mary Wollstonecraft; Mary Wollstonecraft; Mary Wollstonecraft; Mary Wollstonecraft
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Janet Todd
ISBN: 0231121849 9780231121842 0231121857 9780231121859
OCLC Number: 43701583
Description: xxii, 516 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Janet Todd.

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This monumental biography of the mother of feminism re-creates her legacy and retells the story of her fascinating life for a new generation of admirers.  Read more...

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