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Mary Wollstonecraft's a Vindication of the Rights of Woman : a Sourcebook (02 Edition)by Adriana (ed.) Craciun
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This sourcebook provides the first interdisciplinary guide to the founding text of modern feminism, Mary Wollstonecraft's "A Vindication of the Rights of Woman." In addition to closely annotated key passages of the landmark treatise, this sourcebook also contains letters by Wollstonecraft and her most influential contemporaries, nineteenth-century responses on specific aspects of the text, including slavery, sexuality, religion and sensibility, a contextual chronology, an annotated reading list and substantial introductory materials. This essential guide not only contributes to the understanding of Wollstonecraft's role in the development of the women's movement, but also allows readers to gain a deeper understanding of British literature and politics at the turn of the nineteenth-century, of Romanticism and of the origins of feminism.
Mary Wollstonecraft's "A Vindication of the Rights of Woman" (1792) is the founding text of modern feminism. In this sourcebook, Adriana Craciun provides a starting point for readers new to Wollstonecraft's work. Key materials include letters by Wollstonecraft and important contemporary documents.
Mary Wollstonecraft's A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1792) is the founding text of modern feminism. In this sourcebook, Adriana Craciun provides the ideal starting point for students new to Wollstonecraft's revolutionary work, providing carefully focused introductory materials combined with reprinted and newly annotated source documents.
Key materials in this sourcebook include:
*letters by Wollstonecraft and important contemporary documents
*nineteenth-century responses to the text
*twentieth-century critical readings
*annotated key passages, cross-referenced to critical texts
*suggestions for further reading.
This is the essential guide to a key literary and political text.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -173) and index.
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