Archiv der Kategorie: Wollstonecraft, Mary

Maria or the Wrongs of Woman

Maria or the Wrongs of Woman – Mary Wollstonecraft “Maria, or The Wrongs of Woman” is an unfinished novelistic sequel to her revolutionary political treatise “A Vindication of the Rights of Woman”. The book is widely considered to be her … Weiterlesen

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Letters written during a short residence in Sweden, Norway and Denmark

Letters written during a short residence in Sweden, Norway and Denmark – Mary Wollstonecraft Like every word she wrote, Wollstonecraft’s letters are full of personal revelations and wise thoughts. They are doubly interesting because can trace the intimate thought which … Weiterlesen

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A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

A Vindication of the Rights of Woman – Mary Wollstonecraft No feminism or feminist philosophy without “A Vindication of the Rights of Woman”. Wollstonecraft argues not only that women ought to have the education of a woman should fit her … Weiterlesen

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A Vindication of the Rights of Men

A Vindication of the Rights of Men – Mary Wollstonecraft In 1790 came that „extraordinary outburst of passionate intelligence,“ Mary Wollstonecraft’s reply to Edmund Burke’s attack on the principles of the French Revolution entitled a „Vindication of the Rights of … Weiterlesen

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Original Stories from Real Life

Original Stories from Real Life – Mary Wollstonecraft This book was written while Wollstonecraft’s experience as school-mistress and governess was still fresh in her memory. As she explained in the preface, her object was to make up, in some measure, … Weiterlesen

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Mary, a Fiction

Mary, a Fiction – Mary Wollstonecraft “Mary, A Fiction” is the only complete novel that Mary Wollstonecraft has ever written. She tells the tragic story of a heroine’s successive „romantic friendships“ with a woman and a man. “Emile”, Jean-Jacques Rousseau’s … Weiterlesen

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Thoughts on the Education of Daughters

Thoughts on the Education of Daughters – Mary Wollstonecraft The pamphlet consists of a number of short treatises, indicating certain laws and principles which Mary thought needed to be more generally understood and more firmly established. Many passages show that … Weiterlesen

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