Mary Wollstonecraft 1792

A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

Written: 1792;
Source: Project Gutenberg (2001);
Transcription: Amy E Zelmer, Col Choat & Sue Asscher;
Markup: Brian Baggins;
This Version: Mary Wollstonecraft Internet Archive ( 2002;



Chapter 1: The Rights And Involved Duties Of Mankind Considered.
Chapter 2. The Prevailing Opinion Of A Sexual Character Discussed.
Chapter 3. The Same Subject Continued.
Chapter 4. Observations On The State Of Degradation To Which Woman Is Reduced By Various Causes.
Chapter 5. Animadversions On Some Of The Writers Who Have Rendered Women Objects Of Pity, Bordering On Contempt.
Chapter 6. The Effect Which An Early Association Of Ideas Has Upon The Character.
Chapter 7. Modesty Comprehensively Considered And Not As A Sexual Virtue.
Chapter 8. Morality Undermined By Sexual Notions Of The Importance Of A Good Reputation.
Chapter 9. Of The Pernicious Effects Which Arise From The Unnatural Distinctions Established In Society.
Chapter 10. Parental Affection.
Chapter 11. Duty To Parents.
Chapter 12. National Education.
Chapter 13. Some Instances Of The Folly Which The Ignorance Of Women Generates; With Concluding Reflections On The Moral Improvement That A Revolution In Female Manners Might Naturally Be Expected To Produce.