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A vindication of the rights of woman

Author: Mary Wollstonecraft
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin Books, 2004.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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"In an age of ferment, following the American and French revolutions, Mary Wollstonecraft took prevailing egalitarian principles and dared to apply them to women. Her book is both a sustained argument for emancipation and an attack on a social and an economic system. As Miriam Brody points out in her introduction, subsequent feminists tended to lose sight of her radical objectives. For Mary Wollstonecraft all  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Early works
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Early works to 1800
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Wollstonecraft, Mary, 1759-1797.
Vindication of the rights of woman.
London ; New York : Penguin Books, 2004
(DLC) 2004559869
(OCoLC)53871495
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Wollstonecraft
ISBN: 9780141904634 0141904631 9781101488188 1101488182
OCLC Number: 607747464
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (lxxx, 269 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: A Vindication of the Rights of Woman --
1. The Rights and Involved Duties of Mankind Considered --
2. The Prevailing Opinion of a Sexual Character Discussed --
3. The Same Subject Continued --
4. Observations on the State of Degradation to which Woman is Reduced by Various Causes --
5. Animadversions on Some of the Writers Who Have Rendered Women Objects of Pity, Bordering on Contempt --
6. The Effect which an Early Association of Ideas Has upon the Character --
7. Modesty --
Comprehensively Considered, and Not as a Sexual Virtue --
8. Morality Undermined by Sexual Notions of the Importance of a Good Reputation --
9. Of the Pernicious Effects which Arise from the Unnatural Distinctions Established in Society --
10. Parental Affection --
11. Duty to Parents --
12. On National Education --
13. 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.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: Mary Wollstonecraft ; edited with an introduction and notes by Miriam Brody.
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First published in 1792, Wollstonecraft's book attacked the prevailing view of docile, decorative femininity and laid out the principles of emancipation - an equal education for girls and boys, an  Read more...

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