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William Godwin, memoirs of the author of 'A vindication of the rights of woman'.

Clemit, P. A. and Walker, G. L. (2001) 'William Godwin, memoirs of the author of 'A vindication of the rights of woman'.', Peterborough, Ontario: Broadview Press. Broadview Literary Texts.

Abstract

The following text is taken from the publisher's website: "William Godwin's memoir of his wife, Mary Wollstonecraft, marks a transition in Godwin's philosophical development from extreme rationalism to the recognition of the moral importance of feeling and sympathy which was to energize his later writings. Memoirs also belongs to a tradition of biographical writing that sought to transform the consciousness of readers by using individual history as an agent of historical change. Written during the weeks following Wollstonecraft's early death, Memoirs provides an interpretation of the relations between Wollstonecraft's writings and her personal history, a candid account of her various relationships, and a vindication of her egalitarian intimacy with Godwin. This modern, scholarly edition, geared for student use, includes a wide range of primary sources, together with excerpts from Godwin's other writings and from biographical models."

Item Type:Book
Full text:Full text not available from this repository.
Publisher Web site:http://www.broadviewpress.com/bvbooks.asp?BookID=236
Record Created:28 Mar 2008
Last Modified:08 Apr 2009 16:24

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