Unfinished Business: Wollstonecraft's "Maria"

@article{Myers1980UnfinishedBW,
  title={Unfinished Business: Wollstonecraft's "Maria"},
  author={Mitzi Myers},
  journal={The Wordsworth Circle},
  year={1980},
  volume={11},
  pages={107 - 114}
}
  • Mitzi Myers
  • Published 1 March 1980
  • Art
  • The Wordsworth Circle
finished what she intended for the first part, she felt herself more urgently stimulated to revise and improve ... than to proceed.5 n January 3, 1792, with the last sheet of the Rights she does not solve, the problem of integrating a rational of Woman about to go to press, Mary Wollstonecraft feminist program with one woman's subjective feminine was vexed with herself for "not having done justice to the vision. Hazardous as it is to analyze an inchoate text, it subject." Certain she could have… 
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