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- Penguin Books Ltd 2004; US$ 14.09
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:... more...
- OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 4.99
Shelley's suspenseful and intellectually rich gothic tale confronts some of the most important and enduring themes in all of literture?the power of human imagination, the potential hubris of science, the gulf between appearance and essence, the effects of human cruelty, the desire for revenge and the need for forgiveness, and much more.ABOUT THE SERIES:... more...
- MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99
A Vindication of the Rights of Woman: with Strictures on Political and Moral Subjects (1792), written by the eighteenth-century British feminist Mary Wollstonecraft, is one of the earliest works of feminist philosophy. In it, Wollstonecraft responds to the educational and political theorists of the eighteenth century who wanted to deny women an education.... more...
- The Floating Press 1792; US$ 4.99
Mary Wollstonecraft wrote Vindication of the Rights of Woman in response to public debate and discussion about the education of women. She argues that women should be educated according to their station, and that they could be more than mere wives to their husbands and educators to their children. The text is one of the earliest works of feminist philosophy. more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99
Written in 1796, Mary Wollstonecraft's Letters on Sweden, Norway, and Denmark is a travel consisting of 25 letters she wrote home during her trip to exotic Scandinavia. The work contains her thorough observation of these regions, their people, and society. She praises the domestic life of Scandinavia as well as the great industrial revolution taking... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2004; US$ 7.04
Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves - and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives - and destroyed them. Now Penguin brings you the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2014; US$ 1.99
In her seminal text, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman , Mary Wollstonecraft crafts a masterful response to the inherently sexist public education system in eighteenth century England. Taking an uncommon position for her time, Wollstonecraft argued the importance of allowing young women equal access to the education system, and asserted that females,... more...
- Random House 2015; US$ 12.68
Before the concept of equality between the sexes was even conceived, Wollstonecraft wrote this book, a treatise of proto-feminism that was as powerful and original then as it is now. In it she argues with clarity and originality for the rational education of women and for an increased female contribution to society. It was a cry for justice from a... more...