American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Wollstonecraft, Mary In full Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin. 1759-1797. British writer and reformer noted for A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1792), considered the first important feminist essay.
- n. English writer and early feminist who denied male supremacy and advocated equal education for women; mother of Mary Shelley (1759-1797)
“Mary Wollstonecraft is distanced by multiple layers of narrative.”
“Words underlined in Wollstonecraft's letter are here italicized to avoid confusion with underlined hyperlinks.”
“Godwin's articulated mourning of Wollstonecraft is transformed into the "we're just getting started" of a life of psycho-literary analysis. [”
“Letter] page 11 to love, where she abhors: This condemnation of the sexual inequalities of marriage laws echoes Maria's letter to the judge in Wollstonecraft's The Wrongs of Woman, or Maria.”
“Wollstonecraft," marked on a plain little slate slab.”
“He knew that the buxom, healthy body of Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin would appreciate the mechanical "additions" he had made.”
“Mary Wollstonecraft died when baby Mary was only ten days old, so little Mary was brought up by her father and given a somewhat eccentric education.”
“Opie, Amelia (1769 – 1853): a friend of Horne Tooke, Godwin and Wollstonecraft, Opie published her first novel in 1801 and her first volume of poems in 1802.”
“He had eloped with 19-year-old Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, and in Geneva they had in tow Mary's half-sister Claire Clairmont, who was pregnant with Byron's child.”
“Mary Wollstonecraft's visionary 1792 tract, A Vindication of the Rights of Women, claimed on behalf of women the natural rights theories of the French Enlightenment that upheld the sovereignty of the individual.”
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