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The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

Mary Wollstonecraft (1759–1797)

Wollstonecraft, Mary (Mrs. William Godwin). The noted author of the ‘Vindication of the Rights of Women’; born in 1759; died in 1797. She was the mother of Mary Godwin, the poet Shelley’s second wife. She published: ‘Thoughts on the Education of Daughters’ (1787); ‘Original Stories’ (1788); ‘Vindication of the Rights of Men’ (1790); ‘Vindication of the Rights of Women’ (1792); ‘Historical and Moral Views of the French Revolution’ (1794); ‘Letters Written in Norway’ (1796). Her ‘Posthumous Works’ appeared in 1798. (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).