Wollstonecraft may refer to:

  • Mary Wollstonecraft (1759–1797), English author of A Vindication of the Rights of Woman
  • Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (1797–1851), author of Frankenstein, daughter of Mary Wollstonecraft
  • Edward Wollstonecraft, 19th-century merchant and explorer, nephew of Mary Wollstonecraft
  • Wollstonecraft, New South Wales, a suburb of Sydney, Australia, named after Edward

Other articles related to "wollstonecraft":

Mary: A Fiction
... Fiction is the only complete novel by the 18th-century British feminist Mary Wollstonecraft ... Composed while Wollstonecraft was a governess in Ireland, the novel was published in 1788 shortly after her summary dismissal and her momentous decision to embark on a writing career, a precarious and ... Inspired by Jean-Jacques Rousseau's idea that geniuses are self-taught, Wollstonecraft chose a rational, self-taught heroine, Mary, as the central character of her novel ...
Letters Written In Sweden, Norway, And Denmark
... the eighteenth-century British feminist writer Mary Wollstonecraft ... Published by Wollstonecraft's career-long publisher, Joseph Johnson, it was the last work issued during her lifetime ... Wollstonecraft undertook her tour of Sweden, Norway, and Denmark in order to retrieve a stolen treasure ship for her lover, Gilbert Imlay ...
Memoirs Of The Author Of A Vindication Of The Rights Of Woman
... Woman (1798) is William Godwin's biography of his wife Mary Wollstonecraft, the author of A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1792) ... felt it was his duty to edit and publish Wollstonecraft's unfinished works after her death ... to William St Clair, who has written a biography of the Godwins and the Shelleys, Wollstonecraft was so famous by this time that Godwin did not have to mention her name in the ...
Letters Written In Sweden, Norway, And Denmark - Reception and Legacy
... Wollstonecraft was prompted to publish Letters Written in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark because she was heavily in debt ... tender sympathy call'd forth by the woman." William Godwin, Wollstonecraft's future husband, wrote in his Memoirs of the Author of A Vindication of the Rights ... After Wollstonecraft's death in 1797, Godwin published her original letters to Imlay (destroying the originals in the process) ...