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Oxford Portraits Mary Wollstonecraft: Mother of Women's Rights

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Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-1797) was the first champion of women's rights in the modern Western world. Wollstonecraft's experience teaching young women in London led her to write her first book, in which she argued for equal education for girls and boys. The moderate success of her autobiographical novel Mary, A Fiction convinced her to start writing full-time. Under the tutelage of her publisher and mentor Joseph Johnson, she joined a circle of liberal intellectuals which included poet and artist William Blake, chemist ...

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Oxford Portraits Mary Wollstonecraft: Mother of Women's Rights 2000, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195119688

Hardcover