The Female Reader (1789)

By: Wollstonecraft, Mary; Ferguson, Moira

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Top edge lightly soiled, other edges very faintly foxed. 1980 Hard Cover. xxxiii, [1], [i]-xx, 394, [2] pp. 8vo. 1980 facsimile of the 1789 edition, with a new introduction by Moira Ferguson. An anthology of prose and verse For the improvement of young women, by one of the thinkers foundational to feminism as we know it today. It includes selections from Voltaire, Shakespeare, Milton, Hume, Swift, etc., etc. This work preceded her groundbreaking work A Vindication of the Rights of Women, which argued that women were not naturally inferior to women. This was the culmination of a number of works, including The Female Reader, which focused on expressing the importance of education for women.

Title: The Female Reader (1789)

Author: Wollstonecraft, Mary; Ferguson, Moira

Categories: Anthropology, Education, Women's Studies,

Publisher: Scholars' Facsimiles & Reprints: 1980

ISBN Number: 0820113476

ISBN Number 13: 9780820113470

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 2285921

Keywords: SOCIOLOGY WOMEN'S STUDIES SOCIAL MORAL CONDUCT ENGLISH LITERATURE MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT,