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A vindication of the rights of woman

Author: Mary Wollstonecraft; Miriam Brody
Publisher: London [u.a.] Penguin Books 2004
Series: Penguin classics
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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Writing in an age when the call for the rights of man had brought revolution to America and France, Mary Wollstonecraft produced her own declaration of female independence in 1792. Passionate and forthright, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman attacked the prevailing view of docile, decorative femininity, and instead laid out the principles of emancipation: an equal education for girls and boys, an end to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Quelle
Early works
Early works to 1800
Named Person: Mary Wollstonecraft
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Wollstonecraft; Miriam Brody
ISBN: 0141441259 9780141441252
OCLC Number: 845822231
Description: LXXX, 269 S 20 cm
Series Title: Penguin classics
Responsibility: Mary Wollstonecraft. Ed. 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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