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A vindication of the rights of woman

Author: Mary Wollstonecraft; Miriam Brody Kramnick
Publisher: London : Penguin, 1992.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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First published in 1792, this book was written in a spirit of outrage and enthusiasm. In an age of ferment, following the American and French revolutions, Mary Wollstonecraft took prevailing  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Wollstonecraft; Miriam Brody Kramnick
ISBN: 0140433651 9780140433654 1857150864 9781857150865
OCLC Number: 221026469
Notes: Reprinted with a revised introduction 1992.
Description: 319 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Notes --
Select Bibliography --
Chronology --
Author's Introduction --
Dedicatory letter to M. Talleyrand-Perigord --
I. The Rights and Involved Duties of Mankind Considered --
II. The Prevailing Opinion of a Sexual Character Discussed --
III. The Same Subject Continued --
IV. Observations on the State of Degradation to which Woman is Reduced by Various Causes --
V. Animadversions on some of the Writers who have Rendered Women Objects of Pity, bordering on Contempt --
VI. The Effect which an Early Association of Ideas has upon the Character --
VII. Modesty --
Comprehensively Considered, and not as a Sexual Virtue --
VIII. Morality Undermined by Sexual Notions of the Importance of a Good Reputation --
IX. Of the Pernicious Effects which Arise from the Unnatural Distinctions Established in Society --
X. Parental Affection.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: Mary Wollstonecraft ; edited with an introduction by Miriam Brody.

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