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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Mary Wollstonecraft; Candace Ward
|Notes:||Originally published: 2nd ed. London : J. Johnson, 1792.
"Editor of this volume: Candace Ward"--Title page verso.
"Explanatory footnotes and an introductory note have been prepared specially for this edition"--Title page verso.
|Description:||vi, 201 pages ; 21 cm.|
|Contents:||The rights and involved duties of mankind considered --
The prevailing opinion of a sexual character discussed --
The 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, bodering on contempt --
The effect which an early association of ideas has upon the character --
Modest: comprehensively considered, and not as a sexual virtue --
Morality undermined by sexual notions of the importance of a good reputation --
Of the pernicious effects which arise from the unnatural distinctions established in society --
Parental affection --
Duty to parents --
On 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.
|Series Title:||Dover thrift editions.|