PO497 Wollstonecraft Book Review ROUGH DRAFT .pdf - Nadia Milich 150387050 PO497X Women Political Thinkers Dr T Hueglin February 24th 2021 Mary

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Nadia Milich February 24th, 2021 150387050 PO497X - Women Political Thinkers Dr. T. Hueglin Mary Wollstonecraft Review: The Vindications of the Rights of Men & Women ___________________________________________________________________ I. INTRODUCTION - In 1790, at the age of 31, she emerged as a female champion of human emancipation, when she published her Vindication of the Rights of Men in answer to edmund Burke's Reflections on the Revolution in France - In 1792 she wrote Vindication of the Rights of Women, that her own sex be included in the general emancipation - She became a symbol of womens potentialities - One could call her the founder of modern feminism - Before she died, she gaines the reputation as one of the leading intellectuals of the Revolutionary Era - She charted the radical programme of independence, freedom and equality - Historical and author context - What is the book generally about - What is the main argument and relevance II. SUMMARY - Overview of content / chapters - Main arguments of each chapter / part - A few key quotes that illustrate what it is all about III. ANALYSIS/ Critical Assessment - What is the continuing relevance (or not) - Why is it a classic (or not) - Is the style convincing - What have you learned [about 2500 words] Macdonald and Scherf make some suggestions as to the kinds of issues to which Wollstonecrafts work still speaks. At one point they discuss contemporary charges that Wollstonecrafts second Vindication

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