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Vindication : a life of Mary Wollstonecraft

Author: Lyndall Gordon
Publisher: London : Virago, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this biography of the 18th century writer Mary Wollstonecraft, Lyndall Gordon explores the life of a woman often criticised by biographers, historians and feminists alike.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Mary Wollstonecraft; Mary Wollstonecraft
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lyndall Gordon
ISBN: 1844081419 9781844081417
OCLC Number: 62225970
Notes: Originally published as: Mary Wollstonecraft, a new genus. London : Little, Brown, 2005.
Description: 562 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Lyndall Gordon.

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The acclaimed biographer of T.S. Eliot, Charlotte Bronte, Virginia Woolf and Henry James turns now to one of the greatest women of history. 'A biography that's as passionate and humane as its  Read more...

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Gordon's moving tribute brings alive the depth and complexity of the woman, and the intellectual debt that generations of Wollstonecraft's political daughters owe her to this day.' Melissa Benn - The Read more...

 
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