A Vindication Of The Rights Of Woman: Abridged, With Related Texts (Hackett Classics)

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A Vindication of the Rights of Woman: Abridged, with Related Texts (Hackett Classics)

This edition features a shrewd, annotated abridgment of Mary Wollstonecraft's A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1792) accompanied by an array of texts that help situate the Vindication in its political, historical, and intellectual contexts. Included are key selections from Wollstonecraft's other writings; from closely related works by Burke, Paine, Godwin, Rousseau, Macaulay, Talleyrand, and Brockden Brown; and from the 1789 Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen and de Gouges' Declaration of the Rights of Woman and Female Citizen (1791).

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Barnard and Shapiro have produced a competitively priced and valuable teaching edition of A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, which is underpinned by a commitment to clear phrasing, explanation and contextualisation that undergraduate students will undoubtedly find helpful and illuminating.
 - Katie Garner, Eighteenth-Century Studies

A thoughtful and useful abridgement of an essential historical, political, and philosophical text. [Barnard and Shapiro] have managed to preserve the tone and arguments of the original while shedding much of the redundancy and lengthy quotations of external sources that can be off-putting and cumbersome for today's readers. The explanatory footnotes added...

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