Written 43 years after Mary Wollstonecraft wrote ‘Vindication of the Rights of Woman,’ and a decade before the Seneca Falls Convention, this essay provides a very different perspective on the power, and status of women of the time.
The idea that men require civilizing is long-lived. Peter Wright proposes a novel suggestion for how we might achieve that: by leaving men alone to be the caring and for the most part civil creatures they were from before society decided to impose its will on them.
Chivalry. It is quickly finding its way into meaning as the modern man’s “C” word, though there is much debate still as to its origin and meaning. Peter Write sets the record straight with this historical opus, sure to set the record straight.
There have been women for centuries who have noticed how sick and degrading the pedestalization of women as “better” or “superior” to men is, and bemoaned its growing influence on culture. Peter Wright has a sterling example in the writings of Violet Paget–from 1895!