This book is a complex and well written argument for the emancipation and education of women.
A lot of great questions can be raised as we contemplate how far we have and have not come, and what can or should be done about that. .
I picked this book up in Boston waiting for my wife to order coffee and was instantly enamoured with the author's prose.
Interesting and insightful read. Mary Wollstonecraft was the mother of Mary Shelley.Published 4 days ago by Dee Tuttle
Pankhurst of the early 20th century is considered the first woman to stand up for women's right. WRONG. Britain and later America owe its equality for women revolution to Mary. Read morePublished 1 month ago by G. Mello
Slow to the point of boredom. I would never pick it up again. Call me maybe. But but but butPublished 4 months ago by lee bonaventure
Was a gift for my 11 year old niece she found it easily comprehensible. She told me found a few more people to do more research and write papers on. Even into freshman year lol. Read morePublished 11 months ago by TROYWD22
I enjoy Norton critical editions because they give so much attention to the critical tradition and to the textual scholarship. Great book!Published 15 months ago by philosofee
I admit that I read this because it's mentioned in the forward to an edition of Pride and Prejudice that I recently read. Read morePublished 24 months ago by Nadyne Richmond
I read Mary Wollstonecraft's piece, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, for a western civ class. Initially, I found the text hard to understand. Read morePublished on May 4, 2011 by Genevieve Klick
In both the Preface and the Introduction, Wollstonecraft emphasizes what she sees as the root cause of the failure of men to treat women as equals. Read morePublished on February 25, 2010 by Martin Asiner
When Charles Maurice de Talleyrand wrote that the education of women should be limited to the home, Mary Wollstonecraft was annoyed enough to respond by directly addressing him in... Read morePublished on February 25, 2010 by Martin Asiner