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A vindication of the rights of woman

Author: Mary Wollstonecraft; Eileen Hunt Botting
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, [2014]
Series: Rethinking the Western tradition.
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"This edition of Mary Wollstonecraft's A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1792) highlights Wollstonecraft's contributions to modern political philosophy, especially the idea of women's human rights, alongside the cultural and political contexts that inspired her important feminist arguments. It includes an introduction by Eileen Hunt Botting (the editor) and several new scholarly essays on the philosophical,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Wollstonecraft; Eileen Hunt Botting
ISBN: 9780300176476 0300176473
OCLC Number: 862098384
Description: 357 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Editor's introduction : Reading Wollstonecraft's A vindication of the rights of woman, 1792-2014 / Eileen Hunt Botting --
Text : A vindication of the rights of woman (London, second edition, 1792) / Mary Wollstonecraft --
Essays : Are women human?: Wollstonecraft's defense of rights for women / Ruth Abbey --
"Genius will educate itself": The British literary context of Wollstonecraft's A vindication of the rights of woman and its legacy for women / Norma Clarke --
The personal is political: Wollstonecraft's witty, first-person, feminist voice / Eileen Hunt Botting --
Reading Mary Wollstonecraft in time / Virginia Spiro --
Appendixes. Biographical directory for Wollstonecraft's A vindication of the rights of woman / Madeline Cronin --
The life and times of Wollstonecraft and her family, 1688-1818 / Madeline Cronin and Eileen Hunt Botting --
A vindication of the rights of woman within the women's human rights tradition, 1739-2015 / Eileen Hunt Botting and Madeline Cronin.
Series Title: Rethinking the Western tradition.
Responsibility: Mary Wollstonecraft, edited and with an introduction by Eileen Hunt Botting, [editor].

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A treatise, originally published in 1792, that aims to present women's rights as an issue of universal human rights. Suitable for coursework and classroom study, it includes illuminating essays by  Read more...

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