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Mary Wollstonecraft

Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-97) was an educational, political and feminist writer who early in her life worked as a companion, teacher and governess. In 1788 she settled in London as a translator and reader for the publisher Joseph Johnson, becoming part of the radical set that included Paine, Blake, Godwin and the painter Fuseli. Her great work, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, was published in 1792. She lived in Paris during the French Revolution and had a child by the American Gilbert Imlay, who deserted her. She returned to London in 1795 and, following her attempted suicide, became involved with... Read More

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A Vindication of the Rights of Woman
Written by Mary Wollstonecraft, Introduction by Katha Pollitt
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | June 2001
$10.95/14.95(Canada) | 978-0-375-75722-8 (0-375-75722-8)

First published in 1792, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman was an instant success, turning its thirty-three-year-old author into a minor celebrity. A pioneering work of early feminism that extends to women the Enlightenment principle of "the rights of man," its argument remains as relevant today as it was for... Read more






A Vindication of the Rights of Woman
Written by Mary Wollstonecraft
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | June 1992
$15.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-41337-0 (0-679-41337-5)

(Book Jacket Status: Not Jacketed)

The first novel of Samuel Beckett's mordant and exhilarating midcentury trilogy introduces us to Molloy, who has been mysteriously incarcerated, and who subsequently escapes to go discover the whereabouts of his mother. In the latter part of this curious masterwork, a certain Jacques Moran is deputized by... Read more





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