Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin


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Noun1.Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin - English writer and early feminist who denied male supremacy and advocated equal education for womenMary Wollstonecraft Godwin - English writer and early feminist who denied male supremacy and advocated equal education for women; mother of Mary Shelley (1759-1797)
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March 1797 brought an unconventional marriage with separate homes and independent careers; August brought the birth of Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, who would one day make history as Mary Shelley.
76) And this failure in friendship is read politically, because Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin Shelley best represents the political tradition to which Shelley was committed: "[Mary] Shelley's kind of radicalism was in a sense 'out of date'--it was not that of her peers in the 1820s and 1830s, but that of her parents' generation.
When 16-year-old Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin falls in love with Romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley, she is delighted to find that he is equally fond of her.