Vindication of the Rights of Woman (with an Introduction by Millicent Garrett Fawcett)

 
 
Digireads.com Publishing
  • erschienen am 1. Juni 2018
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  • 193 Seiten
 
E-Book
978-1-4209-5860-7 (ISBN)
 
Arguably the earliest written work of feminist philosophy, Wollstonecraft produced this manifesto of woman's rights in the time of the American and French Revolutions. This era induced many to reconsider not only the rights of men, but also of women, and none argued for female emancipation more eloquently or effectively than Wollstonecraft. Her strong use of analogy and philosophical language compared women of her day to both slaves and soldiers, forced to be docile and decorative. Wollstonecraft is passionate and candid as she lays out the principles of feminine freedom, stating that education should be equal, there should be an end to the prejudices that proved so restrictive, and that women should be defined, not by their partner, but by their profession. Having been received with both approval and anger when first released, "A Vindication of the Rights of Woman" is a book that was ahead of its time, which continues to be a foundational and influential work of feminism. This edition includes an introduction by Millicent Garrett Fawcett and a biographical afterword.
  • Englisch
  • La Vergne
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  • USA
Neeland Media LLC
978-1-4209-5860-7 (9781420958607)
1420958607 (1420958607)
  • Intro
  • Introduction
  • Dedication
  • Introduction to the First Edition
  • Chapter 1
  • Chapter 2
  • Chapter 3
  • Chapter 4
  • Chapter 5
  • Chapter 6
  • Chapter 7
  • Chapter 8
  • Chapter 9
  • Chapter 10
  • Chapter 11
  • Chapter 12
  • Chapter 13
  • Biographical Afterword

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