Vindication Of Rghts Nce 3E Pa

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  • Edition: 3rd
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  • Copyright: 2009-06-17
  • Publisher: W W NORTON

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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 Editionp. vii
Note on the Textp. x
The Text of A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, with Strictures on Political and Moral Subjectsp. 1
Backgrounds and Contextsp. 205
Legacies of English Radicalismp. 207
From Paradise Lostp. 208
From Second Treatise of Civil Governmentp. 211
From Reflections upon Marriagep. 214
Educationp. 221
From Some Thoughts Concerning Educationp. 222
From A Serious Proposal to the Ladiesp. 225
From Emilius and Sophia; or, A New System of Educationp. 229
From A Father's Legacy to His Daughtersp. 236
From Letters on Educationp. 239
From Strctures on the Modern System of Female Educationp. 244
Wollstonecraft's Revolutionary Momentp. 248
From A Discourse on the Love of Our Countryp. 249
From Reflections on the Revolution in Francep. 253
From A Vindication of the Rights of Menp. 258
From An Historical and Moral View of the Origin and Progress of the French Revolutionp. 265
The Wollstonecraft Controversyp. 271
From Review of A Vindication of the Rights of Womanp. 272
From Review of A Vindication of the Rights of Womanp. 275
The Rights of Womanp. 277
From A Vindication of the Rights of Brutesp. 278
From Letters and Essays, Moral and Miscellaneousp. 281
From Memoirs of the Author of A Vindication of the Rights of Womanp. 282
From the Unsex'd Femalesp. 288
From Memoirs of Mary Wollstonecraftp. 291
From Belindap. 294
From The Letters of Shahcoolenp. 297
From Appeal of One Half the Human Race, Women, against the Pretensions of the Other Half, Menp. 300
Criticismp. 307
Radical Politics in Mary Wollstonecraft's A Vindication of the Rights of Womanp. 309
Reform or Ruin: "A Revolution in Female Manners"p. 319
From Wild Nights: Pleasure/Sexuality/Feminismp. 335
[A Vindication of the Rights of Woman and Female Sexuality]p. 349
From The Distinction of the Sexesp. 363
The Religious Foundations of Mary Wollstonecraft's Feminismp. 375
A Chronologyp. 396
Selected Bibliographyp. 400
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