Letters written in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark (Oxford World's Classics)

Letters written in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark (Oxford World's Classics)

Mary Wollstonecraft


This attractive quantity was once pioneering feminist Mary Wollstonecraft's preferred booklet in the course of her lifetime. tricky to categorize, it truly is either an arresting commute publication and a relocating exploration of her own and political selves. Wollstonecraft set out for Scandinavia simply weeks after her first suicide try, on a undertaking from the sweetheart whose affections she doubted, to get well his silver on a boat that had long past lacking. along with her child daughter and a nursemaid, she traveled around the dramatic panorama and wrote elegant descriptions of the flora and fauna, and the occasions and other people she encountered. attention-grabbing appendices comprise Imlay's fee to recuperate his misplaced silver, Wollstonecraft's lately stumbled on letter to the Danish leading Minister soliciting for information, the non-public letters she wrote to Imlay in the course of her travels in Scandinavia, a bankruptcy from Godwin's memoir of Wollstonecraft, and a variety of latest reviews.

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