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Click to edit Master subtitle style 2/25/11 Mary Wollstonecraft From A Vindication of the Rights of Men, From A Vindication of the Rights of Woman.
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2/25/11 Mary Wollstonecraft 18th century British writer, philosopher, and feminist. 1759-1797 Born in Spitalfields, London Novels, treatises, conduct book, children’s books, travel narratives, etc. Known for her unconventional personal relationships Daughter is Mary Shelley who is the author of Frankenstein
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2/25/11 Vindication of the Rights of Men Response to Edmund Burke’s Reflections of the Revolution of France Defense of constitutional monarchy, aristocracy, and the Church of England Advocates republicanism She believes in progress rather than tradition and custom.
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Vindication of the Rights of Men “ But on what principle Mr. Burke could defend American independence, I cannot conceive; for the whole tenor of his plausible arguments settles slavery on an everlasting foundation.” Wollstonecraft attacked the language
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This note was uploaded on 02/24/2011 for the course E 316K taught by Professor Berry during the Spring '09 term at University of Texas.

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