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Mary Wollstonecraft (International Library of Essays in the by Jane Moore

By Jane Moore

The essays during this assortment signify the explosion of scholarly curiosity because the Sixties within the pioneering feminist, thinker, novelist, and political theorist, Mary Wollstonecraft. This interdisciplinary choice, that's equipped by way of subject and style, demonstrates Wollstonecraft's value in modern social, political and sexual idea and in Romantic stories. The ebook examines the reception of Wollstonecraft's Vindication of the Rights of girl however it additionally offers with the complete variety of her paintings from trip writing, schooling, faith and behavior literature to her novels, letters and literary reports. in addition to reproducing crucial glossy Wollstonecraft scholarship the gathering tracks the advance of the author's recognition from the 19th century. The essays reprinted right here (from early appreciations via George Eliot, Emma Goldman and Virginia Woolf to the paintings of twenty-first century students) contain a few of the such a lot influential debts of Wollstonecraft's outstanding contribution to the improvement of contemporary political and social proposal. The booklet is key interpreting for college kids of Wollstonecraft and past due eighteenth-century women's writing, historical past, and politics.

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