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Author: Mary Wollstonecraft; Philip Barnard; Stephen Shapiro
Publisher: Indianapolis : Hackett Publishing Company, Inc., 2013.
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This edition features a shrewd, annotated abridgment of Mary Wollstonecraft's A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1792) accompanied by an array of texts that help situate the Vindication in its political, historical, and intellectual contexts. Included are key selections from Wollstonecraft's other writings; from closely related works by Burke, Paine, Godwin, Rousseau, Macaulay, Talleyrand, and Brockden Brown; and  Read more...
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Wollstonecraft, Mary.
A Vindication of the Rights of Woman : Abridged, with Related Texts.
Indianapolis : Hackett Publishing Company, Inc., ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Wollstonecraft; Philip Barnard; Stephen Shapiro
ISBN: 9781603849913 1603849912
OCLC Number: 831118476
Description: 1 online resource (162 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Introduction; A Note on the Text and Abridgment; A Vindication of the Rights of Woman: with Strctures on Political and Moral Subjects; To M. Talleyrand-Périgord; Introduction; Chapter I: The Rights and Involved Duties of Mankind Considered; Chapter II: The Prevailing Opinion of a Sexual Character Discussed; Chapter III: The Same Subejct Continued; Chapter IV: Observations of the State of Degradation to which Woman Is Reduced by Various Causes. Chapter V: Animadversions on Some of the Writers Who Have Rendered Women Objects of Pity, Bordering on ContemptChapter VI: The Effect Which an Early Association of Ideas Has upon the Character; Chapter VII: Modesty-Comprehensively Considered, and Not as a Sexual Virtue; Chapter VIII: Morality Undermined by Sexual Notions of the Importance of a Good Reputation; Chapter IX: Of the Pernicious Effects which Arise from the Unnatural Distinctions Established in Society; Chapter X: Parental Affection; Chapter XI: Duty to Parents; Chapter XII: On National Education. Chapter XIII: Some Instances of the Folly Which the Ignorance of Women GeneratesRelated Texts: I. Revolution Debates; I.1. Declaration of the RIghts of Man and Citizen; I.2. Reflections on the Revolution in France; I.3. A Vindication of the Rights of Men; I.4. The Rights of Man; I. 5. An Enquiry Concerning Political Justice; I.6. An Historical and Moral View of the Origin and Progress of the French Revolution; Related Texts: II. Debates on Women's Education and Rights; II. 1. Emile, or On Education; II. 2. Letters on Education; II. 3. Report on Public Instruction. II. 4. Declaration of the RIghts of Woman and Femal CitizenII. 5. Alcuin; A Dialogue; Bibliography and Works Cited; Back Cover.

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This edition features a shrewd, annotated abridgment of Mary Wollstonecraft's A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1792) accompanied by an array of texts that help situate the Vindication in its political, historical, and intellectual contexts. Included are key selections from Wollstonecraft's other writings; from closely related works by Burke, Paine, Godwin, Rousseau, Macaulay, Talleyrand, and Brockden Brown; and from the 1789 Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen and de Gouges' Declaration of the Rights of Woman and Female Citizen (1791).

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