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AUTHORS: MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT

MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT


Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-1797).
Engraving after the portrait by John Opie, 1761-1807. 

Bridgeman Art Library. ECCO.

Dates: 1759-1797
Nationality: British/English

Literary Periods: 
Eighteenth Century, 1700-1799
Romantic Period, 1780-1837

Literary Movements: 
Romanticism 1780-1837

 

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"It would be an endless task to trace the variety of meannesses, cares, and sorrows, into which women are plunged by the prevailing opinion, that they were created rather to feel than reason, and that all the power they obtain, must be obtained by their charms and weakness."

Mary Wollstonecraft

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Essay on the life and works of Mary Wollstonecraft, complete works and suggested reading bibliographies  

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