Maria or The Wrongs of Woman

Maria or The Wrongs of Woman

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by Mary Wollstonecraft
     
 

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A pioneer champion of women's rights illustrates the grim reality of 18th-century England's draconian marriage laws in the tale of a wife locked up in an asylum by her abusive spouse. Combining the spirited rhetoric of a philosophy with a narrative as gripping as any gothic fiction, this is the book that laid the groundwork for modern feminism.See more details below

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A pioneer champion of women's rights illustrates the grim reality of 18th-century England's draconian marriage laws in the tale of a wife locked up in an asylum by her abusive spouse. Combining the spirited rhetoric of a philosophy with a narrative as gripping as any gothic fiction, this is the book that laid the groundwork for modern feminism.

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ISBN-13:
2940015521252
Publisher:
Philtre Libre
Publication date:
10/19/2012
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Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
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