Mary Wollstonecraft

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Standard Name: Wollstonecraft, Mary
Birth Name: Mary Wollstonecraft
Married Name: Mary Godwin
Pseudonym: Mr Cresswick, Teacher of Elocution
Pseudonym: M.
Pseudonym: W.
MW has a distinguished historical place as a feminist: as theorist, critic and reviewer, novelist, and especially as an activist for improving women's place in society. She also produced pedagogy or conduct writing, an anthology, translation, history, analysis of politics as well as gender politics, and a Romantic account of her travels in Scandinavia.
Stipple engraving of Mary Wollstonecraft by James Heath after the painting by John Opie. She is wearing a light, loosely-fitting gown with high waist and a folded cap like a turban.
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Intertextuality and Influence Ann Oakley
Its chapter on education has an epigraph from Mary Wollstonecraft .
Oakley, Ann. Telling the Truth about Jerusalem. Basil Blackwell, 1986.
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Intertextuality and Influence Ann Oakley
AO 's epigraph is from Mary Wollstonecraft 's travel letters.
Oakley, Ann. Taking It like a Woman. Flamingo, 1992.
prelims
She interrupts her straightforward narrative (Chronologies), with poems, dialogues, accounts of dreams, passages addressing members of her family, and extended lyrical passages...
Intertextuality and Influence Adrienne Rich
The title poem had been jotted in fragments during children's naps, brief hours in a library or at three am after rising with a wakeful child.
O’Mahoney, John. “Poet and Pioneer: Adrienne Rich”. The Guardian, pp. Review 20 - 3.
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The collection followed on intensive reading of such...
Intertextuality and Influence Helen Craik
Authors quoted on HC 's title-page include La Rochefoucauld . Mary Robinson 's Walsingham is quoted in volume two and supplies the epigraph for volume three.
Craciun, Adriana, and Kari E. Lokke, editors. “The New Cordays: Helen Craik and British Representations of Charlotte Corday, 1793-1800”. Rebellious Hearts: British Women Writers and the French Revolution, State University of New York Press, 2001, pp. 193 -2.
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The story opens shortly before the French Revolution...
Intertextuality and Influence Anne Grant
AG responded to what she acknowledged as Mary Wollstonecraft 's considerable powers, feeling and rectitude of intention
Blain, Virginia, Patricia Clements, and Isobel Grundy, editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford, 1990.
Grant, Anne. Letters from the Mountains. Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1809.
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with fierce resistance to her opinions.
Blain, Virginia, Patricia Clements, and Isobel Grundy, editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford, 1990.
Intertextuality and Influence Julia O'Faolain
The topics covered in richly informative detail, far too many to enumerate, include a father's life-or-death rights over his offspring in ancient Greece, while such topics as buying and selling sex, or the relation...
Intertextuality and Influence Adrienne Rich
These poems abandon AR 's former regular metres for free verse, as they abandon decorum for outspoken personal expression about the struggle necessary to be a thinking woman rather than a good girl.
O’Mahoney, John. “Poet and Pioneer: Adrienne Rich”. The Guardian, pp. Review 20 - 3.
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Intertextuality and Influence Flora Tristan
One chapter, entitled English Women, criticizes British social systems, and details the consequences women suffer because of the indissolubility of marriage.
Tristan, Flora. Flora Tristan’s London Journal, 1840. Palmer, Dennis and Giselle PincetlTranslators , Charles River Books, 1980.
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FT shows particular sympathy for Rosina Bulwer Lytton , whom she depicts...
Intertextuality and Influence Anne Grant
Her range of literary reference and comment is wide: as well as Richardson (whose Clarissa she unequivocally praises),
Grant, Anne. Letters from the Mountains. Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1809.
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it encompasses Blair , Sterne and Smollett as travel-writers, and Homer . Grant charges Samuel Johnson
Intertextuality and Influence Charlotte Smith
This epistolary novel is highly political; its preface asserts a woman's right to interest in politics. The letters in it span the period from June 1790 to February 1792, tracking the events of the French...
Intertextuality and Influence Anna Jane Vardill
AJV translates from Sappho , Anacreon , Alcæus , Theocritus , Horace , and more recent poets: Petrarch and Camoens . She includes several charity poems: the one already published in aid of the Refuge for the Destitute
Intertextuality and Influence Elizabeth Pipe Wolferstan
A few statements are footnoted to their originators, whom EPW has either paraphrased or versified: Sherlock and Lavater are her favourites, but she also draws on lighter writers like Horace , Swift , and Coleridge
Intertextuality and Influence Elizabeth Robins
As preface it reprints Woman's Secret (first published in 1900 for the WSPU by the Garden City Press of Letchworth), which argues that women's disadvantaged position is not the result of a conspiracy by...
Leisure and Society Lady Eleanor Butler
They both took to wearing their hair cropped in the 1790s when this was fashionable, and persisted when the fashion was over. Since they also wore beaver hats (which was more acceptable for women in...
Literary responses Charlotte Smith
Again the Analytical reviewer may have been Wollstonecraft , and if so she was better pleased than before: another novel, written with her usual flow of language and happy discrimination of manners. . ....

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