Mary Wollstonecraft

Mary Wollstonecraft (27 April 1759 – 10 September 1797) was an English writer and feminist philosopher. In 1778, she left home to work as lady’s companion in Bath. Sustained by a dream of life alone with her beloved friend Fanny Blood, she founded a small school in the progressive Dissenting community of Newington Green. After Fanny’s death in 1786, and…