The life and loves of Mary Wollstonecraft | The Spectator - Deepstash
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A new biography of Mary Wollstonecraft, an English writer of the 18th century, author of a famous treatise on women's rights, wife of the philosopher William Godwin

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Mary placed the "home" at the center of her philosophy, her life and her work were governed by the struggle for women's emancipation. Unfortunately, the fact that everyone was aware that she was de...

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Many critics and historians believe that Wollstonecraft's genius is to be sought in her life. According to another great British feminist, Virginia Woolf, her genius is to be found...

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We find nineteen-year-old writer Mary walking alone through London at night returning from a literary evening with her editor Joseph Johnson and other members of t...

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It was the time when women would never dream of studying botany due to the female sexual references of plants in Darwin's studies, a time when women had no right to make a career, could not have ac...

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"The Rights of Women" was published in 1792 and gave her immediate fame. She enraged classical and conservative poets like Horace Walpole who called her "a hyena i...

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Instead, she argued that marriage was the right balanced fusion between the two sexes, a cornerstone for maintaining relations between the sexes and therefore the foundations of civil society. Desp...

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In her passionate and painful life, the confluence of the Enlightenment in Romanticism became a real bloody battle as evidenced by one of his letters: "I am a real animal and instinctive emotions t...

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Mary made her life a continuous experiment. Rejected by Fuseli, she left England and followed the French Revolution in the days of terror, like a modern journalist who goes to the front.

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Mary is the portrait of a courageous, irritating, attractive, passionate, instinctive, sometimes brutal woman. Her fame was greatly damaged by the revelations that Godwin himself made when he publi...

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