1. English writer and early feminist who denied male supremacy and advocated equal education for women; mother of Mary Shelley (1759-1797)
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  • Their first meeting around Johnson's dinner table ended in a quarrel since Wollstonecraft disagreed with Godwin's sweeping atheism.
  • Robinsons portrayal of these womens influence as civilizing and enlightening is very different from Wollstonecrafts portrayal of the French court in her An Historical and Moral View of the French Revolution (1794), where she described Editorial Notes to 'Letter to the Women of England'
  • She published modern German translations of Mary Wollstonecraft's "A Vindication of the Rights of Women", "The Memoirs of Gluekl von Hameln", the Maaseh Buch (a collection of traditional Jewish narratives), the Ze'enah u-Re'enah (a 16th century women's bible), as well as the Five Megillot and the Haftarot. Personal Information for Bertha Pappenheim
  • Be this as it may, the study usefully foregrounds Wollstonecraft's critique of modern commercial society as well as the leisured elite.
  • Mary Wollstonecraft(1759—1797), a passionate advocate of the equality of the sexes, has been called the first major feminist.
  • I get the feeling that she rather enjoys criticism, likes the way it allies her with the feminists of the past, the Germaine Greers and Mary Wollstonecrafts, who have also been made to suffer for their beliefs.
  • The literary style of Mary Wollstonecraft's book is Johnsonese, but its thought forms the base of all that has come after. Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great
  • Wollstonecraft spent part of her short life as a teacher and then as a governess to the daughters of an aristocratic family, whose sons, as was usual for boys, went to boarding school.
  • Following the uproar caused by this work, Wollstonecraft traveled to Paris, where she observed the French Revolution and wrote a justification on its behalf.
  • There is no reference to Mary Wollstonecraft; it seems as if her life and all its storms had been swept away in one of those compendious et ceteras, and yet the next sentence reads like an unconscious comment. The Common Reader, Second Series
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