Cover of: Mary Wollstonecraft: her life and times. | Edna Nixon Read Online

Mary Wollstonecraft: her life and times. by Edna Nixon

  • 254 Want to read
  • ·
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Dent in London .
Written in English



  • England,
  • Great Britain


  • Wollstonecraft, Mary, 1759-1797.,
  • Women and literature -- England -- History -- 18th century.,
  • Authors, English -- 18th century -- Biography.,
  • Feminists -- Great Britain -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 263-264.

LC ClassificationsPR5841.W8 Z757
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 271 p., 8 plates.
Number of Pages271
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5330545M
ISBN 10046003975X
LC Control Number72183611

Download Mary Wollstonecraft: her life and times.


Mary Wollstonecraft book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.4/5(2). Mary Wollstonecraft was an English writer who advocated for women's equality. Her book 'A Vindication of the Rights of Woman' pressed for educational : Genre/Form: Biographies History Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Nixon, Edna. Mary Wollstonecraft: her life and times. London, Dent, Mary Wollstonecraft was an unconventional person; her home life was rather dreary and dour and compelled her to seek her own fortune. Sadly, the job she landed was as a ladies maid, and was no better than her life at home. She was forced to return home to nurse her ailing mother until her .

  Mary Wollstonecraft, English writer and passionate advocate of educational and social equality for women. Her A Vindication of the Rights of Woman () is considered a trailblazing work of feminism. Her daughter, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, was . Diane Jacobs, Her Own Woman: The Life of Mary Wollstonecraft Jacobs is a huge Wollstonecraft fan. Her book is a warm and intimate portrait of the writer. It looks at the dual nature of Wollstonecraft's personality - her fierce independence as a writer and feminist, alongside her suffocating, sometimes needy relationships with the people she.   Early Life. Shelley was born Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin on Aug , in London, England. She was the daughter of philosopher and political writer William Godwin and famed feminist Mary Born: Mary Shelley Born. Wollstonecraft gives birth to Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, the couple's only child. Mary Godwin grows up to marry poet Percy Shelley. She writes the novel Frankenstein under her married name, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley.

Known for: Mary Wollstonecraft's A Vindication of the Rights of Woman is one of the most important documents in the history of women's rights and author herself lived an often-troubled personal life, and her early death of childbed fever cut short her evolving ideas. Her second daughter, Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin Shelley, was Percy Shelley's second wife and author of the book. Mary Wollstonecraft () was an educational, political and feminist writer who early in her life worked as a companion, teacher and governess. In she settled in London as a translator and reader for the publisher Joseph Johnson, becoming part of the radical set that included Paine, Blake, Godwin and the painter Fuseli. , Mary Wollstonecraft: her life and times Dent London Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.   Mary Wollstonecraft has been called the "first feminist" or "mother of feminism." Her book-length essay on women's rights, and especially on women's education, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, is a classic of feminist thought, and a must-read for anyone who wants to understand the history of feminism.