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MAKING AN AMERICAN FEMINIST ICON: MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT'S RECEPTION IN US NEWSPAPERS, 1800-1869

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This article examines Mary Wollstonecraft's public reception in American newspapers from 1800 to 1869. Wollstonecraft was portrayed to the American public as a philosopher of women's rights, a new model of femininity, and a pioneer of women's political activism. Although these iconic uses of Wollstonecraft were regularly negative, they grew more positive as the women's rights movement gained steam alongside the abolition movement.
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Keywords: America; United States; Wollstonecraft; feminism; icon; newspapers and journalism; nineteenth century; political symbolism; reception history; women's rights

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: 2013-01-01

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