By Mary Wollstonecraft, William Godwin
In those heavily associated works - a go back and forth booklet and a biography of its writer - we witness a relocating stumble upon among of the main bold and unique minds of the overdue eighteenth century: a quick place of abode in Sweden is the list of Wollstonecraft's final trip looking for happiness, into the distant and gorgeous backwoods of Scandinavia. the search for a misplaced treasure send, the soreness of a wrecked love affair, stories of the French Revolution, and the eager for a few Golden Age, all form this vibrant narrative, which Richard Holmes argues is among the overlooked masterpieces of early English Romanticism.
Memoirs is Godwin's personal account of Wollstonecraft's existence, written with passionate depth a couple of weeks after her tragic dying. Casting apart literary conference, Godwin creates an intimate portrait of his spouse, startling in its candour and mental fact. bought with outrage by way of buddies and critics alike, and almost suppressed for a century, it could possibly now be well-known as one of many landmarks within the improvement of recent biography.
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A Short Residence in Sweden & Memoirs of the Author of 'The Rights of Woman' by Mary Wollstonecraft, William Godwin