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A Vindication of the Rights of Woman Writing In An Age When The Call For The Rights Of Man Had Brought Revolution To America And France, Mary Wollstonecraft Produced Her Own Declaration Of Female Independence In 1792 Passionate And Forthright, A Vindication Of The Rights Of Woman Attacked The Prevailing View Of Docile, Decorative Femininity, And Instead Laid Out The Principles Of Emancipation An Equal Education For Girls And Boys, An End To Prejudice, And For Women To Become Defined By Their Profession, Not Their Partner Mary Wollstonecraft S Work Was Received With A Mixture Of Admiration And Outrage Walpole Called Her A Hyena In Petticoats Yet It Established Her As The Mother Of Modern Feminism.

10 thoughts on “A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

  1. says:

    Wollstonecraft is not passionate she does not offer any inspiring words or flowery language Wollstonecraft writes with no embellishment or artistry yet, her words are commanding and exceedingly persuasive because what she does have is cold, hard, logic And she knows itMy own sex, I hope, will excuse me, if I treat them like rational creatures, instead of flattering their fascinating graces, and viewing them as if they were in a state of perpetual childhood, unable to stand alone She ref Wollstonecraft is not passionate she does not offer any inspiring words or flowery language Wollstonecraft writes with no embellishment or artistry yet, her words are commanding and exceedingly persu...

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    OH MY GOD , this uncoventional, feminist woman is mother of Mary Shelley, the author of Frankenstein, who was one of my favorite author only after Rowling, Wilde, Plathetc SHELLEY, you never tell me how cool your mother was I thought we were best friends.

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    Idly I wondered if to kiss the rod in the context of women s behaviour after being chastised by her husband was meant to be a double entendre but probably not as she is high minded, but luckily I made my idle observation in a dejected off hand way because later she says Respect for man, as man, is the foundation of every noble sentiment How muchmodest is the libertine who obeys the call of appetite or fancy than the lewd joker who sets the table in a roarp232 , so shame on you if Idly I wondered if to kiss the rod in the context of women s behaviour after being chastised by her husband was meant to be a double entendre but probably not as she is high minded, but luckily I made my idle observation in a dejected off hand way because later she says Respect for man, as man, is the foundation of every noble sentiment How muchmodest is the libertine who obeys the call of appetite or fancy than the lewd joker who sets the table in a roarp232 , so shame on you if you were tempted to smile at the thought of rod kissing.I did allow myself to be intimidated in to putting off reading this book which has been languishing on the shelf since last year despite reading her impressively passionate Letters W...

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    3.5 4as blind obedience is ever sought for by power, tyrants and sensualists are in the right when they endeavour to keep women in the dark, because the former only want slaves, and the latter a play thing I saw reference several times to Mary Wollstonecraft around International Women s Day recently and thought I should find this book I read and enjoyed about a third of it, but I eventually got bogged down in the repletition and the language The English literary style of the late 1700 3.5 4as blind obedience is ever sought for by power, tyrants and sensualists are in the right when they endeavour to keep women in the dark, because the former only want slaves, and the latter a play thing I saw reference several times to Mary Wollstonecraft around International Women s Day recently and thought I should find this book I read and enjoyed about a third of it, but I eventually got bogged down in the repletition and the...

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    HAPPY INTERNATIONAL WOMEN S DAY TO EVERYBODYMake them free, and they will quickly become wise and virtuous, as men becomeso for the improvement must be mutual, or the injustice which one half of the human race are obliged to submit to, retortin...

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    Ce livre est un pamphlet politique britannique paru en 1792, en r action aux d bats de l Assembl e Constituante en France quant l tablissement de l instruction publique, plus particuli rement un rapport de Talleyrand view spoiler hide spoiler de l ann e pr c dente invitant carter les femmes l acc s aux fonctions publiques Par l on n glige de les instruire, puisque cela serait parfaitement inutile et dispendieux Mary Wollstonecraft view spoile...

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    As convenient as it can sometimes be, a disadvantage of reading from anthologies is that one can graduate from college with the vague notion that one has read a work in its entirety, only to discover later that in fact one has read only a page and a half of it in a long forgotten Eighteenth Century British Literature class Which, as you may have guessed, is exactly what happened to me with Mary Wollstonecraft s seminal 1792 treatise A Vindication of the Rights of Woman I m happy to have rectif As convenient as it can sometimes be, a disadvantage of reading from anthologies is that one can graduate from college with the vague notion that one has read a work in its entirety, only to discover later that in fact one has read only a page and a half of it in a long forgotten Eighteenth Century British Literature class Which, as you may have guessed, is exactly what happened to me with Mar...

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    3.5 5 Women, I allow, may have different duties to fulfil but they are human duties, and the principles that should regulate the discharge of them, I sturdily maintain, must be the same. Sound familiar The quote I started my review of Beauvoir s The Second Sex with runs in a similarly powerful vein, and is why I am, for the first time, rounding my half star up instead of down When it comes to this work, one must mercilessly separate the wheat from the chaff if the aim is Wollstonecraft s spir 3.5 5 Women, I allow, may have different duties to fulfil but they are human duties, and the principles that should regulate the discharge of them, I...

  9. says:

    I imagine Mary ruffled a few feathers when this book was published in 1792, but she only said what needed to be said Examples of the suppression of women were many, but Wollstonecraft chronicles the ones that were most important to her and provides an intelligent, common sense analysis of what needed to be done in each instance One of the most important was education, and her belief that young girls needed and deserved the same type of ...

  10. says:

    I particularly liked the bit where she said if women didn t get a proper education, they might find themselves dependent on the novelist for amusement Awkward.

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