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 (wo͝ol′stən-krăft′, -kräft′), Mary 1759-1797.
British writer and reformer noted for A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1792), which argued for equality of the sexes based on equal ability to exercise reason.
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Wollstonecraft

(ˈwʊlstənˌkrɑːft)
n
(Biography) Mary. 1759–97, British feminist and writer, author of A Vindication of the Rights of Women (1792); wife of William Godwin and mother of Mary Shelley
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Wollstonecraft

(ˈwʊl stənˌcræft, -krɑft)
n.
1. Godwin, Mary Wollstonecraft.
2. Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin).
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Noun1.Wollstonecraft - English writer and early feminist who denied male supremacy and advocated equal education for womenWollstonecraft - 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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Shelley himself formed a union with Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, the daughter of his revolutionary teacher.
1797: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, second wife of poet Percy Bysshe Shelley and author, in 1818, of Frankenstein, was born in London.
1797: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, author in 1818 of Frankenstein, was born in London.
It traces the patterns of educated women writers, philosophers, and contributors to social and political discourse, such as Catherine Macaulay and Mary Wollstonecraft, who opened the path for later women public intellectuals, as well as the impact of early movements for women's involvement in politics, education, and other spheres of public life.
1759 Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, fEnglish writer and feminist and mother of Mary Shelley (died 1797).
References to the earth were absent in Kant's Idea for a Universal History with a Cosmopolitan Purpose (1784) and eleven years elapsed before he stated in Zum ewigen Frieden [Toward Perpetual Peace] every individual's right to "present oneself to society by virtue of the right of common possession of the surface of the earth." (1) In January 1796, ten months prior to the English publication of Zum ewigen Frieden, Mary Wollstonecraft published Letters Written During A Short Residence in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark (1796), the travel memoir reflecting her experience while journeying in Scandinavia from June to October 1795.
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A leitura de Reivindicacao dos Direitos da Mulher, texto escrito por Mary Wollstonecraft em 1792, e inquietante.
Walchester traces this idea of Gamle Norge through a century of British women's travel writing about Norway, from Mary Wollstonecraft's game-changing Letters Written in Sweden, Norway', and Denmark (1796) through texts from the fin-de-siecle, the era of Fridtjof Nansen's explorations, "Ibsenism" in the British theatre, and, consequently, "Norway mania," as the travel writer Olivia Stone put it in 1882.
In this talk, I discuss Mary Wollstonecraft's A Vindication of
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Romantic Outlaws: The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and Her Daughter Mary Shelley