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Frankenstein
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2014

• This book publication is unique which includes exclusive Introduction, Historical Background and handcrafted additional content. • This edition also includes detailed Biography. • This edition has been corrected for spelling and grammatical errors. Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus, is a novel written by English author Mary Shelley about eccentric scientist Victor Frankenstein, who creates a grotesque creature in an unorthodox ...
  
  











  



  
A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (Dover Thrift Editions)
Mary Wollstonecraft

Dover Publications, 1996

In an era of revolutions demanding greater liberties for mankind, Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-1797) was an ardent feminist who spoke eloquently for countless women of her time. Having witnessed firsthand the devastating results of male improvidence, she assumed an independent role early in life, educating herself and eventually earning a living as a governess, teacher and writer. She was also an esteemed member of the radical intellectual circle ...
  
  











  



  
Mary and Maria by Mary Wollstonecraft & Matilda by Mary Shelley (Penguin Classics)
Mary Wollstonecraft, Mary Shelley

Penguin Classics, 1993

This book brings together three extraordinary novels by an extraordinary pair, Mary Wollstonecraft, radical feminist and author of A Vindication of the Rights of Woman , and Mary Shelley, her daughter, author of Frankenstein . In Mary (1788), Mary Wollstonecraft explores the position of an alienated intellectual woman and, in portraying her struggle against the constraints of a claustrophobic feminine world, began a line that would ...
  
  











  



  
The Feminist Papers: From Adams to de Beauvoir

Northeastern University Press, 1988

Here are, as Alice Rossi claims in her well-written preface, 'the essential works of feminism, ' published over a period of 200 years. Her introductions to each section are informative and written with nonpolemical grace. -- Doris Grumbach, New Republic
  
  











  



  
Frankenstein (Norton Critical Editions) Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, 1994
  
  











  



  
Frankenstein (Longman Cultural Editions)
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Longman, 2006

From the Longman Cultural Editions series, this second edition of Frankenstein p resents Mary Shelley's remarkable novel in several provocative and illuminating contexts: cultural, critical, and literary.      Series Editor Susan J. Wolfson presents the 1818 version of Mary Shelley's famous novel in its cultural and historical contexts. Like all great works of fiction, Frankenstein gains depth and dimension from its ...
  
  











  



  
A Vindication of the Rights of Woman and A Vindication of the Rights of Men
Mary Wollstonecraft

Oxford University Press, 2009

This volume brings together the major political writings of Mary Wollstonecraft in the order in which they appeared in the revolutionary 1790s. It traces her passionate and indignant response to the excitement of the early days of the French Revolution and then her uneasiness at its later bloody phase. It reveals her developing understanding of women's involvement in the political and social life of the nation and her growing awareness of the ...
  
  











  



  
Frankenstein (Norton Critical Editions)
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

W. W. Norton & Company, 1995

The text of this Norton Critical Edition is that of the 1818 first edition, published in three volumes by Lackington, Hughes, Harding, Mavor, and Jones, in which only obvious typographical errors have been corrected. This text represents what Frankenstein 's first readers encountered and is the text favored by scholars. A special critical section, Composition and Revision, includes essays by M. K. Joseph and Anne Mellor that address the issues ...
  
  











  



  
The Last Man (Wordsworth Classics)
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Wordsworth Editions Ltd, 2004

With an Introduction and Notes by Dr Pamela Bickley, The Godolphin and Latymer School, formerly of Royal Holloway, University of London The Last Man is Mary Shelley's apocalyptic fantasy of the end of human civilisation. Set in the late twenty-first century, the novel unfolds a sombre and pessimistic vision of mankind confronting inevitable destruction. Interwoven with her futuristic theme, Mary Shelley incorporates idealised portraits of ...
  
  











  



  
A Vindication of the Rights of Woman
Mary Wollstonecraft

Wollstonecraft Books, 2013

One of the earliest contributions to feminist philosophy, Wollstonecraft’s powerful treatise on the value of women in society tackles many of the patriarchal attitudes prevalent in the eighteenth century. In addition to championing the notion that women enjoy all the same fundamental rights as men, Wollstonecraft argues that men benefit from treating their wives as companions rather than commodities. Touching upon many themes in women’s ...
  
  











  



  
Mary, A Fiction and The Wrongs of Woman, or Maria (Broadview Editions)
Mary Wollstonecraft

Broadview Press, 2012

Mary Wollstonecraft wrote these two novellas at the beginning and end of her years of writing and political activism. Though written at different times, they explore some of the same issues: ideals of femininity as celebrated by the cult of sensibility, the unequal education of women, and domestic subjugation. Mary counters the contemporary trend of weak, emotional heroines with the story of an intelligent and creative young woman who educates ...
  
  











  



  
Vindication of the Rights of Woman and The Wrongs of Woman, or Maria (Longman Cultural Editions)
Mary Wollstonecraft, Anne K. Mellor, ...

Longman, 2006

From Longman's Cultural Editions series, Wollstonecraft , edited by Anne K. Mellor and Noelle Chao, for the first time pairs Wollstonecraft’s feminist tract, the first in English letters, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman , with her unfinished novel, The Wrongs of Woman, or Maria.   By putting tract and novel together, this text presents a far richer and more complex discussion of Wollstonecraft’s political and literary ...
  
  











  



  
Wollstonecraft: A Vindication of the Rights of Men and a Vindication of the Rights of Woman and Hints ...
Mary Wollstonecraft

Cambridge University Press, 1995

Mary Wollstonecraft is remembered principally as the author of A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1792), and there has been a tendency to view her most famous work in isolation. Yet Wollstonecraft's pronouncements about women grew out of her reflections on men, and her views on the female sex constituted an integral part of a wider moral and political critique of her times that she first fully formulated in A Vindication of the Rights of Men ...
  
  











  



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

Hackett Publishing Company, Inc., 2013

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 ...
  
  











  



  
Frankenstein SparkNotes Literature Guide (SparkNotes Literature Guide Series)
SparkNotes, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

SparkNotes, 2014

When an essay is due and dreaded exams loom, here's the lit-crit help students need to succeed! SparkNotes Literature Guides make studying smarter, better, and faster. They provide chapter-by-chapter analysis, explanations of key themes, motifs, and symbols, a review quiz and essay topics. Lively and accessible, SparkNotes is perfect for late-night studying and paper writing.
  
  











  



  
Frankenstein (Norton Critical Edition)
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Norton, 1996

A monster assembled by a scientist from parts of dead bodies develops a mind of his own as he learns to loathe himself and hate his creator. The text of this Norton Critical Edition is that of the 1818 first edition, published in three volumes by Lackington, Hughes, Harding, Mavor, and Jones, in which only obvious typographical errors have been corrected. This text represents what Frankenstein's first readers encountered and is the text favored ...
  
  











  



  
Letters written in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark (Oxford World's Classics)
Mary Wollstonecraft, Tone Brekke, ...

Oxford University Press, 2009

This engaging volume was pioneering feminist Mary Wollstonecraft's most popular book during her lifetime. Difficult to categorize, it is both an arresting travel book and a moving exploration of her personal and political selves. Wollstonecraft set out for Scandinavia just two weeks after her first suicide attempt, on a mission from the lover whose affections she doubted, to recover his silver on a ship that had gone missing. With her baby ...
  
  











  



  
Frankenstein (Classic Starts Series)
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Sterling, 2006

Mary Shelley’s tragic story of a scientist who created a monster is perhaps even more compelling and meaningful today than when it was written nearly two centuries ago. From the bits and pieces of dead bodies, and the power of electricity, the brilliant Victor Frankenstein fashions a new form of life—only to discover, too late, the irreparable damage he has caused.
  
  











  



  
Mary and The Wrongs of Woman (Oxford World's Classics)
Mary Wollstonecraft

Oxford University Press, 2009

Mary Wollstonecraft is best known for her pioneering views on the rights of women to share equal rights and opportunities with men. They are expressed here in two novels in which heroines have to rely on their own resources to establish their independence and intellectual development. Strongly autobiographical, both novels powerfully complement Wollstonecraft's non-fictional writing, inspired by the French Revolution and the social upheavals ...
  
  











  



  
Maria: or, The Wrongs of Woman
Mary Wollstonecraft

W. W. Norton & Company, 1994

In Maria , Wollstonecraft pursues in fictional form themes set forth in 'A Vindication of the Rights of Woman.' Her story of a woman incarcerated in a madhouse by her abusive husband dramatizes the effect of the English marriage laws, which made women virtually the property of their husbands.
  
  











  








   



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