A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

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Penguin Books, 1982 - Political Science - 319 pages
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The First Edition of this Norton Critical Edition was both an acclaimed classroom text and ahead of its time. This Second Edition offers the best in Wollstonecraft scholarship and criticism since 1976, providing the ideal means for studying the first feminist document written in English.

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Wollstonecraft is a stirring writer, especially in the polemical Vindication of the Rights of Men, but her reasoning isn't always as rigorous as one might hope. Or perhaps it's disingenuous? One does ... Read full review

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Okay, okay, admittedly I'm like, what (?) two weeks behind on this post! So much so, I thought about not actually writing it. I mean, aren't ya'll tired of reading about this antiquated text. BUT ... Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
7
Bliss was it in that dawn the Political
24
The Feminist Manifesto the Argument
40
Copyright

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Mary Wollstonecraft (1759 1797) first achieved fame for her A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1792), in which she extended the radical idea of the "rights of man" to women and laid the groundwork for modern feminism.

Miriam Brody is an independent scholar.

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