eBook The Routledge Guidebook to Wollstonecraft’s A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1136205284
  • ISBN-13: 9781136205286
  • DDC: 323.3
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 208 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released April 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Mary Wollstonecraft was one of the greatest philosophers and writers of the Eighteenth century. During her brief career, she wrote novels, treatises, a travel narrative, a history of the French Revolution, a conduct book, and a children’s book. Her most celebrated and widely-read work is A Vindication of the Rights of Woman.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Routledge Guides to the Great Books: The Routledge Guidebook to Wollstonecraft's A Vindication of the Rights of Woman.
Routledge Guides to The great Books: Series Editor: Anthony Gottlieb.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Series Editor's Preface.
Author Preface.
1: The First of a New Genus.
2: The Rights of Woman and National Education.
3: Brutes or Rational Beings?.
4: Relative Virtues and Meretricious Slaves.
5: Abject Slaves and Capricious Tyrants.
6: Angels and Beasts.
7: Taste and Unclouded Reason.
8: Rational Fellowship or Slavish Obedience? Love, Marriage and Family.
9: Concluding Reflections.