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Written during a time of great political turmoil, social anxiety, and against the backdrop of the French Revolution, Wollstonecraft#xE2;#x80;#x99;s argument continues to challenge and inspire. This revised and expanded Third Edition is again based on the 1792 second-edition text and is accompanied by revised and expanded explanatory annotations. #xE2;#x80;#x9C;Backgrounds and Contexts#xE2;#x80;#x9D; is also significantly expanded and contains twenty-four works organized thematically into these groupings: #xE2;#x80;#x9C;Legacies of English Radicalism,#xE2;#x80;#x9D; #xE2;#x80;#x9C;Education,#xE2;#x80;#x9D; #xE2;#x80;#x9C;Wollstonecraft#xE2;#x80;#x99;s Revolutionary Moment,#xE2;#x80;#x9D; and #xE2;#x80;#x9C;The Wollstonecraft Debate.#xE2;#x80;#x9D; Opinions on a variety of reforms that may be compared and contrasted with Wollstonecraft#xE2;#x80;#x99;s include those by John Milton, John Locke, Mary Astell, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Hannah More, Richard Price, Edmund Burke, Maria Edgeworth, and William Godwin, among others. #xE2;#x80;#x9C;Criticism#xE2;#x80;#x9D; includes six seminal essays on A Vindication of the Rights of Woman by Elissa S. Guralnick, Mitzi Myers, Cora Kaplan, Mary Poovey, Claudia L. Johnson, and Barbara Taylor. A Chronology of Wollstonecraft#xE2;#x80;#x99;s life and work and a Selected Bibliography are also included.
Table of Contents
|Preface to the Third Edition||p. vii|
|Note on the Text||p. x|
|The Text of A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, with Strictures on Political and Moral Subjects||p. 1|
|Backgrounds and Contexts||p. 205|
|Legacies of English Radicalism||p. 207|
|From Paradise Lost||p. 208|
|From Second Treatise of Civil Government||p. 211|
|From Reflections upon Marriage||p. 214|
|From Some Thoughts Concerning Education||p. 222|
|From A Serious Proposal to the Ladies||p. 225|
|From Emilius and Sophia; or, A New System of Education||p. 229|
|From A Father's Legacy to His Daughters||p. 236|
|From Letters on Education||p. 239|
|From Strctures on the Modern System of Female Education||p. 244|
|Wollstonecraft's Revolutionary Moment||p. 248|
|From A Discourse on the Love of Our Country||p. 249|
|From Reflections on the Revolution in France||p. 253|
|From A Vindication of the Rights of Men||p. 258|
|From An Historical and Moral View of the Origin and Progress of the French Revolution||p. 265|
|The Wollstonecraft Controversy||p. 271|
|From Review of A Vindication of the Rights of Woman||p. 272|
|From Review of A Vindication of the Rights of Woman||p. 275|
|The Rights of Woman||p. 277|
|From A Vindication of the Rights of Brutes||p. 278|
|From Letters and Essays, Moral and Miscellaneous||p. 281|
|From Memoirs of the Author of A Vindication of the Rights of Woman||p. 282|
|From the Unsex'd Females||p. 288|
|From Memoirs of Mary Wollstonecraft||p. 291|
|From Belinda||p. 294|
|From The Letters of Shahcoolen||p. 297|
|From Appeal of One Half the Human Race, Women, against the Pretensions of the Other Half, Men||p. 300|
|Radical Politics in Mary Wollstonecraft's A Vindication of the Rights of Woman||p. 309|
|Reform or Ruin: "A Revolution in Female Manners"||p. 319|
|From Wild Nights: Pleasure/Sexuality/Feminism||p. 335|
|[A Vindication of the Rights of Woman and Female Sexuality]||p. 349|
|From The Distinction of the Sexes||p. 363|
|The Religious Foundations of Mary Wollstonecraft's Feminism||p. 375|
|A Chronology||p. 396|
|Selected Bibliography||p. 400|
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