Mary Wollstonecraft and the Feminist Imagination (Cambridge Studies in Romanticism Series #56)

Mary Wollstonecraft and the Feminist Imagination (Cambridge Studies in Romanticism Series #56)

by Barbara Taylor
     
 

Drawing on all of Wollstonecraft's works, this 2003 book provides a compelling portrait of this profoundly influential thinker.See more details below

Overview

Drawing on all of Wollstonecraft's works, this 2003 book provides a compelling portrait of this profoundly influential thinker.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521661447
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2003
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Romanticism Series, #56
Pages:
331
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.06(d)

Meet the Author

Barbara Taylor is Reader in History in the Department of Cultural Studies at the University of East London. She is a leading intellectual and cultural historian, specialising in the history of feminism, and the author of Eve and the New Jerusalem: Socialism and Feminism in the Nineteenth Century and numerous articles on Mary Wollstonecraft.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments; Introduction: Mary Wollstonecraft and the paradoxes of feminism; Part I. Imagining Women: 1. The female philosopher; 2. The chimera of womanhood; 3. For the love of God; Part II. Feminism and Revolution: 4. Wollstonecraft and British radicalism; 5. Perfecting civilization; 6. Gallic philosophesses; 7. Women vs. the polity; 8. The female citizen; 9. Jemima and the beginnings of modern feminism; Epilogue: the fantasy of Mary Wollstonecraft; Bibliography.

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