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Mary Wollstonecraft's A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

A Sourcebook

Edited by Adriana Craciun

Routledge – 2002 – 200 pages

Series: Routledge Guides to Literature

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    April 24th 2002
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Description

Mary Wollstonecraft's A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1792) is the founding text of modern feminism. In this sourcebook, Adriana Craciun provides the ideal starting point for students new to Wollstonecraft's revolutionary work, providing carefully focused introductory materials combined with reprinted and newly annotated source documents.

Key materials in this sourcebook include:

*letters by Wollstonecraft and important contemporary documents

*nineteenth-century responses to the text

*twentieth-century critical readings

*annotated key passages, cross-referenced to critical texts

*suggestions for further reading.

This is the essential guide to a key literary and political text.

Author Bio

Adriana Craciun lectures at Birkbeck College, University of London. She is the editor of Charlotte Dacre's Zofloya, or The Moor(1997), co-editor of Rebellious Hearts: British Women Writers and The French Revolution (2001) and author of the forthcoming Fatal Women of Romanticism (2002).

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Description: Edited by Adriana Craciun. Mary Wollstonecraft's A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1792) is the founding text of modern feminism. In this sourcebook, Adriana Craciun provides the ideal starting point for students new to Wollstonecraft's revolutionary work,...
Categories: Feminist Literature & Theory, 18th Century Literature, Literature Readers & Sourcebooks