Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction
Works Cited and Consulted
Mary Wollstonecraft: A Brief Chronology
A Note on the Text

Mary, A Fiction

The Wrongs of Woman, or Maria

Appendix A: Relevant Texts by and on Mary Wollstonecraft

  1. From Wollstonecraft, Thoughts on the Education of Daughters (1787)
  2. From Wollstonecraft, “Cave of Fancy” (composed 1787; published 1798)
  3. From Wollstonecraft, A Vindication of the Rights of Men (1790)
  4. From Wollstonecraft, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1792)
  5. William Godwin, “Preface” to the Letters in Posthumous Works (1798)
  6. From William Godwin, Memoirs of Wollstonecraft (1798)

Appendix B: The Political Context: Education, Human Rights, and the French Revolution

  1. From Catharine Macaulay, Letters on Education (1790)
  2. From Edmund Burke, Reflections on the French Revolution (1790)
  3. From Thomas Paine, Rights of Man (1791)
  4. From William Godwin, Enquiry Concerning Political Justice (1793)

Appendix C: The Novel of Sentiment, the Woman of Sensibility, and the Gothic

  1. From Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Émile, ou, de l’Éducation (1762)
  2. From Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, The Sorrows of Young Werther (1774)
  3. From Anna Lætitia Barbauld, “To a Lady, With Some Painted Flowers” (1792)
  4. From William Godwin, Caleb Williams (1794)
  5. From William Beckford, Elegant Enthusiast (1796)

Appendix D: Education versus Nature: Phrenology, Associationism, and Nerve Theory

  1. From William Perfect, Cases of Insanity (1785)
  2. From Johann Caspar Lavater, Essays on Physiognomy (1789)
  3. From Joseph Priestley on Hartley’s Associationism (1790)

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Posted on October 29, 2015