Biography Sketch: Mary Wollstonecraft

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Mary Wollstonecraft by John_Opie_(c._1797)

Mary Wollstonecraft was a writer, philosopher, and supporter of equality for women. In her revolutionary book, Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1792), Wollstonecraft argued for education and social reforms for women. Her daughter was Mary Shelley.

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I do not wish them (women) to have power over men; but over themselves.

A Vindication of the Rights of Women

 

Learn More!

1. New York Times 1910 Article: “The Suffrage cause Invades Men’s Club: Warm Debate at Quaint Club’s Feast Over the Merits of Mary Wollstonecraft

2. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

3. Biography.com


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