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A vindication of the rights of woman

Author: Mary Wollstonecraft
Publisher: New York : Barnes & Noble Books, 2004.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Wollstonecraft
ISBN: 0760754942 9780760754948
OCLC Number: 55692862
Description: xxxviii, 242 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Biographical sketch --
Author's introduction --
Dedicatory letter to M. Talleyrand-Perigord late Bishop of Autun --
Note --
Rights and involved duties of mankind considered --
Prevailing opinion of a sexual character discussed --
Same subject continued --
Observations on the state of degradation to which woman is reduced by various causes --
Animadversions on some of the writers who have rendered women objects of pity, bordering on contempt --
Effect which an early association of ideas has upon the character --
Modesty-comprehensively considered, and not as a sexual virtue --
Morality undermined by sexual notions of the importance of a good reputation --
Pernicious effects which arise from the unnatural distinctions established in society --
Parental affection --
Duty to parents --
National education --
Some instances of the folly which the ignorance of women generates; with concluding reflections on the moral improvement that a revolution in female manners might naturally be expected to produce --
Endnotes --
Suggested reading.
Responsibility: Mary Wollstonecraft ; biographical sketch by Victoria Goff ; introduction by Alisha Siebers.

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