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Mary Wollstonecraft's social and aesthetic philosophy : 'an Eve to please me'

Author: Saba Bahar
Publisher: New York : Palgrave, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Combining the history of ideas with close textual reading, Mary Wollstonecraft's Social and Aesthetic Philosophy examines Mary Wollstonecraft's attempts to revise representations of women to give them a more active role in public life. Bahar insists that Wollstonecraft's political claims cannot be separated from her desire to develop more convincing aesthetic representations of women. Consequently, by steering away  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Mary Wollstonecraft; Mary Wollstonecraft; Mary Wollstonecraft
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Saba Bahar
ISBN: 0333973909 9780333973905
OCLC Number: 123280397
Description: viii, 220 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. 'An Eve to Please Me': Mary Wollstonecraft and the 'Public Woman' --
2. The Old Abelard: or, Heloise among the Immodest Philosophers --
3. Making Novel Creatures --
4. The Wants of Women --
5. Conclusion.
Responsibility: Saba Bahar.
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