Mary Wollstonecraft

A Vindication of the Rights of Woman


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Wollstonecraft (1759-1797) is best known for A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, in which she argued that women are not naturally inferior…

Letters Written During a Short Residence in Sweden, Norway and Denmark


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Published in 1796, Letters Written During a Short Residence in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark is a personal travel narrative by the eighteenth-…

Maria, or the Wrongs of Woman


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Maria: or, The Wrongs of Woman is Mary Wollstonecraft's unfinished novelistic sequel to her revolutionary political treatise A Vindication o…

Mary: A Fiction (version 2)


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Mary: A Fiction, published in 1788, is a tragic story that decries marriages not based on love. It can be considered an example of feminist …

Mary: A Fiction


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Eliza, Mary's mother, is obsessed with novels, rarely considers anyone but herself, and favours Mary's brother. She neglects her daughter, w…

Vindication Of The Rights Of Men, In A Letter To The Right Honourable Edmund Bu…


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Wollstonecraft's A Vindication of the Rights of Men (1790) attacks aristocracy and advocates republicanism. It was published in response to …

Original Stories from Real Life


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Mary Wollstonecraft was one of the early promoters of gender equality long before other crusaders took up the cause. She is perhaps best kno…

Défense des droits des femmes


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Bien que rebelle pour son temps – un critique la qualifia de « hyène en jupons » ! – Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-1797) n…