Solitude of self by Elizabeth Cady Stanton

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Published by National Women"s Hall of Fame, Inc .

Written in English

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  • Stanton, Elizabeth Cady,
  • Women"s rights

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FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages24
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Open LibraryOL9878014M
ISBN 10091663020X
ISBN 109780916630201

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In this last speech, Stanton proves that while many rights have been gained over the past century, inequality continues to thrive. Cited by: 5.

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Throughout Solitude of Self, Elizabeth Cady Stanton reflects on solitude and its integral relationship to self-reliance and equality. She asserts that we face our most challenging moments alone, and that it is the birthright of every person to be prepared for these moments regardless of gender, race, religion, or wealth/5.

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SOLITUDE OF SELF Address Delivered by Mrs. Stanton Before the. Elizabeth Cady Stanton (Novem – Octo ) was an American social activist, abolitionist, and leading figure of the early women's rights movement.

Her Declaration of. In his book Solitude: A Return to the Self, Storr details the lives of many famous individuals who took this path of orienting their life around the hub of their work and who in the process created meaningful lives. Writers such as Beatrice Potter and Anton Chekhov grew up in horrible social conditions but before they fell into an absolute pit.

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(Anthony Storr, Solitude: A Return to the Self) It is this ability to achieve self-realization by developing a relationship with our work that led the Russian author Fyodor Dostoevsky to claim solitude for the mind to be as essential as food is for the body.

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