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Sheila Rowbotham Presents Mary Wollstonecraft

A Vindication for the Rights of Woman

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Sheila Rowbotham Presents Mary Wollstonecraft by Mary Wollstonecraft
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First written in 1790, Mary Wollstonecraft's book remains one of the very first works of feminist thought. Groundbreaking in its demands for women's education although subsequently criticized by some for its ambiguity towards the notion of women's equality, "A Vindication" remains one of the most important texts arguing for women's rights. Renowned feminist writer Sheila Rowbotham puts Wollstonecraft's life and work in a new light.

Author Biography

Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-1797) first achieved fame for her A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1792), in which she extended the radical idea of the "rights of man" to women and laid the groundwork for modern feminism. Sheila Rowbotham is Honorary Research Fellow in Sociology in the School of Social Sciences within the Faculty of Humanities at Manchester University and Visiting Fellow in the School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies at the University of Bristol. She is also a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. Her many books include the James Tait Black-shortlisted Edward Carpenter: A Life of Liberty and Love, A Century of Women: The History of Women in Britain and the United States in the Twentieth Century, Promise Of A Dream: Remembering the Sixties, and Dreamers of a New Day: Women Who Invented the Twentieth Century. She has written for, among other newspapers, the Guardian, The Times, The Independent, New Statesman, and The New York Times. She lives in Manchester.
Release date Australia
May 1st, 2010
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Edited by Sheila Rowbotham
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Verso Books
Pages
224
Dimensions
129x198x23
ISBN-13
9781844674466
Product ID
3837845

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