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Hardback edition of the classic feminist manifesto by Mary Wollstonecraft. Part of the Penguin Pocket Hardbacks series.


A Vindication of the Rights of Woman was written in response to the prevailing sentiment during the eighteenth century that women were unsuited for the same rational education received by men. The treatise was – and remains – a passionate defence of women against the misogynistic notion that they were somehow defunct and incapable of the same wholeness of being as men. Wollstonecraft also goes further to consider the profound benefits of women participating in wider society. 


The Penguin Pocket Hardbacks edition of this pioneering work of modern feminism has an introduction and accompanying notes by Miriam Brody, and is presented in a beautiful green clothbound hardcover with green ribbon marker and head- and tailbands, making it suitable for both reading and study. 


London: Penguin Classics, 2020. Hardcover, 512 pages. New.

A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (Penguin Classics) – Mary Wollstonecraft