Maria, or The Wrongs of Woman

Author: Mary Wollstonecraft

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486146243

Category: Fiction

Page: 144

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A pioneer champion of women's rights illustrates the grim reality of 18th-century England's draconian marriage laws in the tale of a wife locked up in an asylum by her abusive spouse.
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Mary, a Fiction and The Wrongs of Woman

Author: Mary Wollstonecraft

Publisher: London ; Toronto : Oxford University Press


Category: Feminist fiction

Page: 231

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The Wrongs of Woman, Or, Maria

Author: Mary Wollstonecraft,Cynthia Richards,William Godwin

Publisher: College Pub

ISBN: 9780967912165

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 340

View: 8964

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Maria, Or the Wrongs of Woman and Memoirs of the Author of Vindication of the Rights of Woman

Author: Mary Wollstonecraft,Willliam Godwin

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781849021357

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 210

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Maria: or, The Wrongs of Woman is the 18th century British feminist Mary Wollstonecraft's unfinished novelistic sequel to her revolutionary political treatise A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1792). It was published posthumously in 1798 by her husband, William Godwin, and is often considered her most radical feminist work. This volume also contains Godwin's biography of his wife "Memoirs of the Author of A Vindication of the Rights of Woman."
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Mary Wollstonecraft's A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

And, The Wrongs of Woman, Or, Maria

Author: Mary Wollstonecraft

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780321182739

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 474

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From Longman's Cultural Editions series, Wollstonecraft, edited by Anne K. Mellor and Noelle Chao, for the first time pairs Wollstonecraft's feminist tract, the first in English letters, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, with her unfinished novel, The Wrongs of Woman, or Maria. By putting tract and novel together, this text presents a far richer and more complex discussion of Wollstonecraft's political and literary opinions. A wealth of cultural contexts bearing on the “wrongs” of woman (their social and political oppression) in the 18th century and on the development of the Gothic and realist novel further clarify these two texts. Handsomely produced and affordably priced, the Longman Cultural Editions series presents classic works in provocative and illuminating contexts-cultural, critical, and literary. Each Cultural Edition consists of the complete text of an important literary work, reliably edited, headed by an inviting introduction, and supplemented by helpful annotations; a table of dates to track its composition, publication, and public reception in relation to biographical, cultural and historical events; and a guide for further inquiry and study.
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Mary Wollstonecraft and Mary Shelley

Writing Lives

Author: Helen M. Buss,D. L. Macdonald,Anne McWhir

Publisher: Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press

ISBN: 088920943X

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 340

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Pioneers in life writing, Mary Wollstonecraft, author of A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1792), and Mary Shelley, author of Frankenstein (1818 ), are now widely regarded as two of the leading writers of the Romantic period. They are both responsible for opening up new possibilities for women in genres traditionally dominated by men. This volume brings together essays on Wollstonecraft’s and Shelley’s life writing by some of the most prominent scholars in Canada, Australia, and the United States. It also includes a full-length play by award-winning Canadian playwright Rose Scollard. Together, the essays and the play explore the connections between mother and daughter, between writing and life, and between criticism and creation. They offer a new understanding of two important writers, of a literary period, and of emergent modes of life writing. Essayists include Judith Barbour, Betty T. Bennett, Anne K. Mellor, Charles E. Robinson, Eleanor Ty, and Lisa Vargo. Among the works discussed are Wollstonecraft’s Vindication, Letters from Norway, and Maria; or, The Wrongs of Woman; William Godwin’s Memoirs of Wollstonecraft; and Shelley’s Frankenstein, The Last Man, Ladore, and Rambles in Germany and Italy.
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Wollstonecraft: A Vindication of the Rights of Men and a Vindication of the Rights of Woman and Hints

Author: Mary Wollstonecraft,Sylvana Tomaselli

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521436335

Category: History

Page: 349

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Mary Wollstonecraft, often described as the first major feminist, is remembered principally as the author of A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1792), and there has been a tendency to view her most famous work in isolation. Yet Wollstonecraft's pronouncements about women grew out of her reflections about men, and her views on the female sex constituted an integral part of a wider moral and political critique of her times which she first fully formulated in A Vindication of the Rights of Men (1790). Written as a reply to Edmund Burke's Reflections on the Revolution in France (1790), this is an important text in its own right as well as a necessary tool for understanding Wollstonecraft's later work. This edition brings the two texts together and also includes Hints, the notes which Wollstonecraft made towards a second, never completed, volume of A Vindication of the Rights of Woman.
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A Vindication of the Rights of Men

Author: Mary Wollstonecraft

Publisher: Cosimo, Inc.

ISBN: 1605204544

Category: Political Science

Page: 96

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Revolutionary in all senses of the word, this classic treatise on republicanism, individual merit, and inherent human worth was published in England to great acclaim in 1790, a response to Edmund Burke s Reflections on the Revolution in France, which denounced the upheaval on the Continent and voiced support for the aristocracy. Formulated as a letter written to him, this pamphlet the blog posting of its day is a passionate and beautifully witty rebuke of crumbling and ineffectual tradition and a stirring call to replace hidebound monarchy with a society in which all citizens men and women, moneyed and working class are granted equal opportunity to access wealth both material and spiritual. Originally published anonymously and selling out its first edition in weeks a second edition revealed its author as female which led to its inevitable dismissal as the irrational, emotional work of a mere woman. Today, however, we recognize this as a foundational work of feminist theory one both remarkably intellectual and highly entertaining. British writer and educator MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT (1759 1797), the mother of Frankenstein author Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, espoused her then-radical feminist and liberal philosophies in other such works as Thoughts on the Education of Daughters (1787) and History and Moral View of the Origins and Progress of the French Revolution (1793)."
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The Works of Mary Wollstonecraft

Author: Mary Wollstonecraft,Janet Todd,Marilyn Butler

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780814792315

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 464

View: 9119

This is the first and only complete edition of all the published writings of Mary Wollstonecraft, the mother of the feminist movement. Wollstonecraft's writings include fiction, journalism, reviews, and diaries, and confirm her place in history as a signinficant force in the young rationalist movement in education and politics. The set features extensive footnotes, a comprehensive index, a general introduction, and specialist introductions to each selection, and is handsomely bound in pure wdoven cloth over millboard.
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Thoughts on the Education of Daughters

With Reflections on Female Conduct, in the More Important Duties of Life

Author: Mary Wollstonecraft

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1108065902

Category: Education

Page: 170

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First published in 1787, this book provocatively challenged eighteenth-century attitudes towards women, and paved the way for modern feminist thinking. It argues that women can offer the most effective contribution to society if they are brought up to display sound moral values and character, rather than superficial social graces.
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Mary, A Fiction and The Wrongs of Woman, or Maria

Author: Mary Wollstonecraft

Publisher: Broadview Press

ISBN: 146040131X

Category: Fiction

Page: 298

View: 7693

Mary Wollstonecraft wrote these two novellas at the beginning and end of her years of writing and political activism. Though written at different times, they explore some of the same issues: ideals of femininity as celebrated by the cult of sensibility, the unequal education of women, and domestic subjugation. Mary counters the contemporary trend of weak, emotional heroines with the story of an intelligent and creative young woman who educates herself through her close friendships with men and women. Darker and more overtly feminist, The Wrongs of Woman is set in an insane asylum, where a young woman has been wrongly imprisoned by her husband. By presenting the novellas in light of such texts as Wollstonecraft’s letters, her polemical and educational prose, similar works by other feminists and political reformists, the literature of sentiment, and contemporary medical texts, this edition encourages an appreciation of the complexity and sophistication of Wollstonecraft’s writing goals as a radical feminist in the 1790s.
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Mary, A Fiction

Author: Mary Wollstonecraft


ISBN: 142701888X


Page: 124

View: 7642

Mary: A Fiction (1788) is an autobiographical novel by Mary Wollstonecraft. It presents the tale of a woman who is dissatisfied with traditional marriage, which she compares to slavery, and wants to live life her own way.
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A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

Author: Mary Wollstonecraft

Publisher: Yale University Press

ISBN: 0300207042

Category: Philosophy

Page: 368

View: 9025

Mary Wollstonecraft’s visionary treatise, originally published in 1792, was the first book to present women’s rights as an issue of universal human rights. Ideal for coursework and classroom study, this comprehensive edition of Wollstonecraft’s heartfelt feminist argument includes illuminating essays by leading scholars that highlight the author’s significant contributions to modern political philosophy, making a powerful case for her as one of the most substantive political thinkers of the Enlightenment era. No other scholarly work to date has examined as closely both the ideological moorings and the enduring legacy of Wollstonecraft’s groundbreaking and courageous discourse.
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Mary Wollstonecraft

Author: Katherine M. Moore,Jane Moore

Publisher: Writers and Their Work (Paperb

ISBN: 0746307470

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 93

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Since the publication of her Vindication of the Rights of Woman in 1792, Mary Wollstonecraft has been justly hailed as a pioneer of feminist thought in the English-speaking world. Yet Wollstonecraft is a much more fascinating figure, her life far richer, and the impact of that life on her ideas a great deal stronger, than an account of one work alone can convey. This study provides an absorbing introduction to the range and diversity of Wollstonecraft's writing. What is revealed is a writer who challenged the prejudices of her day, both in her work and in her life. Drawing on recent feminist and literary scholarship, Jane Moore plots the tensions in Wollstonecraft's argument for female independence, mapping her ambivalence about sexual matters onto her quest for love. The debates that Mary Wollstonecraft aroused have lost none of their power to excite controversy in our time.
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Unsex'd Revolutionaries

Five Women Novelists of the 1790s

Author: Eleanor Rose Ty

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN: 9780802077745

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 189

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Using historical and feminist psycho-linguistic studies as a base, Ty explores some of the complexities encountered in the writings of Mary Wollstonecraft, Mary Hays, Helen Maria Williams, Elizabeth Inchbald, and Charlotte Smith
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Revolution und Emanzipation

Geschlechterordnungen in Europa um 1800

Author: Katharina Rennhak,Virginia Richter

Publisher: Böhlau Verlag Köln Weimar

ISBN: 9783412112042

Category: Ethnicity in literature

Page: 304

View: 9854

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Delphi Complete Works of Mary Wollstonecraft (Illustrated)

Author: Mary Wollstonecraft

Publisher: Delphi Classics

ISBN: 1786560453

Category: Social Science

Page: 5343

View: 7600

English writer, philosopher and pioneering advocate of women's rights, Mary Wollstonecraft wrote novels, treatises, a travel narrative, a history of the French Revolution and a children's book. In her landmark feminist text, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1792), Wollstonecraft argued that women are not naturally inferior to men, but appeared to be only because they lacked education. She called for men and women to be treated equally, paving the way for the emergence of the feminist movement at the turn of the twentieth century. This comprehensive eBook presents Wollstonecraft’s complete fictional works, with numerous illustrations, rare texts, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1) * Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Wollstonecraft’s life and works * Concise introductions to the novels and other texts * All the novels, with individual contents tables * Images of how the books were first published, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts * Excellent formatting of the texts * Includes Wollstonecraft’s complete pamphlets * ‘A Vindication of the Rights of Man’ in presented with an appendix of Burke’s ‘Reflections on the Revolution in France’ * Includes Wollstonecraft’s posthumously published Works * Features three biographies, including the author’s husband’s controversial memoir - discover Wollstonecraft’s personal and literary life * Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres Please visit to browse through our range of exciting titles CONTENTS: The Fiction MARY: A FICTION MARIA; OR, THE WRONGS OF WOMAN THE CAVE OF FANCY The Children’s Book ORIGINAL STORIES FROM REAL LIFE The Non-Fiction THOUGHTS ON THE EDUCATION OF DAUGHTERS A VINDICATION OF THE RIGHTS OF MEN A VINDICATION OF THE RIGHTS OF WOMAN AN HISTORICAL AND MORAL VIEW OF THE FRENCH REVOLUTION; AND THE EFFECT IT HAS PRODUCED IN EUROPE LETTERS WRITTEN DURING A SHORT RESIDENCE IN SWEDEN, NORWAY, AND DENMARK ON POETRY, AND OUR RELISH FOR THE BEAUTIES OF NATURE LETTER ON THE PRESENT CHARACTER OF THE FRENCH NATION FRAGMENT OF LETTERS ON THE MANAGEMENT OF INFANTS LETTERS TO MR. JOHNSON, BOOKSELLER, IN ST. PAUL’S CHURCH-YARD LESSONS HINTS LETTERS The Biographies MEMOIRS OF THE AUTHOR OF A VINDICATION OF THE RIGHTS OF WOMAN by William Godwin MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT by Elizabeth Robins Pennell A BRIEF SKETCH OF THE LIFE OF MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT Please visit to browse through our range of exciting titles or to purchase this eBook as a Parts Edition of individual eBooks
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