Maria, or The Wrongs of Woman by Mary WollstonecraftMaria, or The Wrongs of Woman by Mary Wollstonecraft

Maria, or The Wrongs of Woman

byMary Wollstonecraft

Paperback | November 29, 2005

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A pioneer champion of women's rights illustrates the grim reality of 18th-century England's draconian marriage laws in the tale of a wife locked up in an asylum by her abusive spouse. Combining the spirited rhetoric of a philosophy with a narrative as gripping as any gothic fiction, this is the book that laid the groundwork for modern feminism.
Mary Wollstonecraft was born in London on April 27, 1759. She opened a school in Newington Green with her sister Eliza and a friend Fanny Blood in 1784. Her experiences lead her to attack traditional teaching methods and suggested new topics of study in Thoughts on the Education of Girls. In 1792, she published A Vindication of the Rig...
Title:Maria, or The Wrongs of WomanFormat:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 8.5 × 5.38 × 0.68 inPublished:November 29, 2005Publisher:Dover PublicationsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0486445038

ISBN - 13:9780486445038

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