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Published: 26 February 2009

256 Pages


ISBN: 9780199538904

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Mary and The Wrongs of Woman

Revised Edition

Mary Wollstonecraft
Edited by Gary Kelly

Oxford World's Classics

  • Wollstonecraft is best known for Vindication of the Rights of Woman. Her pioneering views on women's rights inform her two novels, and their autobiographical influence makes them of great literary and historical interest.
  • The new introduction incorporates the latest scholarship over the past quarter-century since the previous edition and considers the social formation of Wollstonecraft as a Revolutionary feminist, her literary-political career, and a critical account of her two novels.
  • Up to date bibliography includes all the latest critical writing on Wollstonecraft.
  • Heavily revised notes link her fiction to her extensive reading, her other writings and major events and issues of the day.
  • Completely reset text, making it more attracive and pleasanter to read.

New to this Edition:

  • Complete rewritten introduction
  • New, up to date bibliography
  • Heavily revised notes
  • Text completely reset, making it more attractive and pleasanter to read