Definition of Mary Wollstonecraft
1. Noun. English writer and early feminist who denied male supremacy and advocated equal education for women; mother of Mary Shelley (1759-1797).
Generic synonyms: Feminist, Libber, Women's Liberationist, Women's Rightist, Author, Writer
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1. Democracy and Liberty by William Edward Hartpole, Lecky (1896)
"In England, however, Mary Wollstonecraft published her ' Vindication of the ... Mary Wollstonecraft indulges in none of those attacks on marriage which have ..."
2. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1905)
"... and he is remembered less by the novels that succeeded, or by the philosophy that he abjured, than as the man that had Mary Wollstonecraft for his wife, ..."
3. The French Revolution and the English Novel by Allene Gregory (1915)
"Mary Wollstonecraft became the symbol of a certain form of unrest. The general trend of discussion we shall find fully illustrated in the novels which we ..."
4. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner (1897)
"¡brus, by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (daughter of Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin and wife of the poet Shelley), was published in 1817, and many subsequent ..."
5. American Book Prices Current (1919)
"Translated by Mary Wollstonecraft. 50 plates by William Blake. Lond., 1791. 3 vols., sm. 8vo. Cf., ge, by Rivière, Robinson, A., Feb. 26, '18. (76) $40.00. ..."