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- 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...
- Copyright Group 2013; US$ 1.99
First published posthumously in the eighteenth century by her husband, Mary Wollstonecraft?s Maria, or The Wrongs of Woman is still today reckoned as a seminal feminist work. It takes the form of an unfinished novel whose events revolve around the character of Maria who is mischievously sent to a mental asylum by her husband after taking her only... 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...
- 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...
- Random House 2015; US$ 3.99
Vintage Feminism: classic feminist texts in short form WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY ZOE WILLIAMS The term feminism did not yet exist when Mary Wollstonecraft wrote this book, but it was the first great piece of feminist writing. In these pages you will find the essence of her argument ? for the education of women and for an increased female contribution... more...