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Mary Wollstonecraft

 
 
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By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 16, 2018
1. Mary Wollstonecraft Marker
Inscription.
In a house
on this site lived

Mary
Wollstonecraft

Author of

'A Vindication of the
Rights of Woman'

1759-1797


 
Erected by Camden London Borough Council.
 
Location. 51° 31.866′ N, 0° 7.994′ W. Marker is in London Borough of Camden, England, in Greater London County. Marker is on Werrington Street just south of Polygon Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Werrington Street (Oakshott Court), London Borough of Camden, England NW1 1QD, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Hospital (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Euston War Memorial (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Saint Pancras Parish Church (approx. half a kilometer away); The Last Goon Show (approx. half a kilometer away); William Butler Yeats (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Dorothy Richardson (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); London School of Tropical Medicine (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Paul Nash (approx. 0.6 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in London Borough of Camden.
 
Also see . . .
1. Mary Wollstonecraft (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
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By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 16, 2018
2. Mary Wollstonecraft Marker - Wide View
. "Mary Wollstonecraft (1759–1797) was a moral and political philosopher whose analysis of the condition of women in modern society retains much of its original radicalism. One of the reasons her pronouncements on the subject remain challenging is that her reflections on the status of the female sex were part of an attempt to come to a comprehensive understanding of human relations within a civilization increasingly governed by acquisitiveness and consumption....Best known for her Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1792), her influence went beyond the substantial contribution to feminism she is mostly remembered for and extended to shaping the art of travel writing as a literary genre and, through her account of her journey through Scandinavia, she had an impact on the Romantic movement." (Submitted on March 26, 2018.) 

2. Mary Wollstonecraft (Wikipedia). "Mary Wollstonecraft (27 April 1759 – 10 September 1797) was an English writer, philosopher, and advocate of women's rights. During her brief career, she wrote novels, treatises, a travel narrative, a history of the French Revolution, a conduct book, and a children's book. Wollstonecraft is best known for A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1792), in which she argues that women are not naturally inferior to men, but appear to
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Engraved by Ridley from a painting by Opie (image courtesy of the New York Public Library)
3. Mrs.Wollstonecraft
be only because they lack education. She suggests that both men and women should be treated as rational beings and imagines a social order founded on reason." (Submitted on March 26, 2018.) 
 
Additional keywords. feminism
 
Categories. Civil RightsWomen
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 26, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 26, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 31 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 26, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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