Mary Wollstonecraft: A Revolutionary Life

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"This biography, which makes full use of all her writings, also compares her with other women who came into her orbit: the clever, tragic Fanny Blood, so intensely loved and so betrayed, the pretty young Amelia Alderson, who admired and recoiled from the unconventional, and Mary Hays, caught in the same intellectual and sexual dilemmas but without Wollstonecraft's glamour."--BOOK JACKET.

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A biography of the famed author and feminist, written by British academic and editor Todd (A Wollstonecraft Anthology, not reviewed).Pushy, excitable, proud, highly imaginative, and terrifically self ... Read full review

Mary Wollstonecraft: a revolutionary life

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In this first full-length biography of Wollstonecraft in more than 20 years, Todd (The Secret Life of Aphra Behn) has drawn on past studies but focuses on her life as revealed in her letters and on ... Read full review

About the author (2000)

Janet Todd is Research Professor of English at the University of Glasgow. She is the editor of A Wollstonecraft Anthology and her writings include The Sign of Angelica: Women, Writing, and Fiction, 1600-1800.

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