ERIC Number: ED426937
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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Young Mary Wollstonecraft's Schooling and Its Influence on Her Future Pioneering Agenda for the Rational Education of Women.
Roberts, Leonard H.
This paper presents biographical information about Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-1797), focusing especially on her education. The paper begins with an overview of the status of women's education, or lack of it, in 18th century England. It then describes Wollstonecraft's reaction to Jean Jacques Rousseau's views on women's education and the influence of the Ardens, a family of professional teachers, on Wollstonecraft's future work in education. (Contains 51 references.) (BT)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)