Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
List of Abbreviations
Introduction
Mary Wollstonecraft: A Brief Chronology
A Note on the Text

Letters Written during a Short Residence in Sweden, Norway, and
Denmark

Appendix A: Wollstonecraft and the Revolutionary Debate

  1. From Wollstonecraft, A Vindication of the Rights of Men (1790)
  2. From Wollstonecraft, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1792)
  3. From Wollstonecraft, “Letter Introductory to a Series of Letters on the Present Character of the French Nation” (1793)

Appendix B: Two Other Responses to the French Revolution

  1. From Edmund Burke, Reflections on the Revolution in France (1790)
  2. From Helen Maria Williams, Letters Written in France, in the Summer of 1790 (1790)

Appendix C: Biographical Documents Related to Wollstonecraft’s Travels in Scandinavia

  1. Gilbert Imlay’s Commission Appointing Wollstonecraft as His Agent (1795)
  2. Wollstonecraft’s Letter to Andreas Peter Bernstorff, Prime Minister of Denmark (1795)
  3. Wollstonecraft’s Letters to Gilbert Imlay (1798)

Appendix D: Wollstonecraft’s Reviews of Travel Writing from the Analytical Review, 1789-92

  1. From Review of Letters from Barbary, France, Spain, Portugal, etc, by an English Officer (1789)
  2. From Review of Hester Lynch Piozzi, Observations and Reflections, Made in the Course of a Journey through France, Italy and Germany (1789)
  3. From Review of William Gilpin, Observations on the River Wye, and Several Parts of South Wales (1789)
  4. From Review of Richard Warner, A Companion in a Tour round Lymington (1789)
  5. From Review of William Hamilton, Letters Concerning the
    Northern Coast of the County of Antrim
    (1790)
  6. From Review of J[ohn] Hassell, Tour of the Isle of Wight (1790)
  7. From Review of Samuel Ireland, A Picturesque Tour through Holland, Brabant, and Part of France (1790)
  8. From Review of Helen Maria Williams, Letters Written in France, in the Summer, 1790 (1790)
  9. From Review of John Meares, Voyages Made in the Years 1788 and 1789, from China to the North-West Coast of America (1791)
  10. From Review of William Gilpin, Three Essays: On Picturesque Beauty; on Picturesque Travel; and on Sketching Landscape (1792)

Appendix E: Some Examples of Late Eighteenth-Century Travel Writing in Various Modes

  1. From Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Reveries of the Solitary Walker (1782)
  2. From Gilbert Imlay, A Topographical Description of the Western Territory of North America (1792)
  3. From William Coxe, Travels into Poland, Russia, Sweden, and Denmark (1784-90)
  4. From Helen Maria Williams, A Tour in Switzerland (1798)

Appendix F: Two Sentimental Encounters

  1. From Laurence Sterne, A Sentimental Journey through France and Italy (1768)
  2. From Wollstonecraft, The Wrongs of Woman: Or, Maria. A Fragment (1798)

Appendix G: Contemporary Reviews of A Short Residence

  1. Analytical Review (1796)
  2. The Monthly Mirror (1796)
  3. The Monthly Review (1796)
  4. British Critic (1796)

Appendix H: Godwin’s Framing of A Short Residence

  1. From William Godwin, “Preface,” Posthumous Works of the Author of A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1798)
  2. From William Godwin, Memoirs of the Author of A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1798)

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Posted on October 29, 2015