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On the Equality of the Sexes, also known as Essay: On the Equality of the Sexes,<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=book }}</ref> is a 1790 essay by Judith Sargent Murray.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=book }}</ref><ref>{{#invoke:Citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=journal }}</ref> Murray wrote the work in 1779 but did not release it until April 1790, when she published it in two parts in two separate issues of Massachusetts Magazine.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=book }}</ref> The essay predated Mary Wollstonecraft's A Vindication of the Rights of Women which was published in 1792 and 1794,<ref>{{#invoke:Citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=journal }}</ref> and the work has been credited as being Murray's most important work.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=book }}</ref><ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=book }}</ref>

In this feminist essay, Murray posed the argument of spiritual and intellectual equality between men and women.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=book }}</ref> It also included a liberal analysis of traditional male superiority in the Bible and criticism of the deprivation of female education of the time.


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On the Equality of the Sexes, also known as Essay: On the Equality of the Sexes,<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=book }}</ref> is a 1790 essay by Judith Sargent Murray.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=book }}</ref><ref>{{#invoke:Citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=journal }}</ref> Murray wrote the work in 1779 but did not release it until April 1790, when she published it in two parts in two separate issues of Massachusetts Magazine.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=book }}</ref> The essay predated Mary Wollstonecraft's A Vindication of the Rights of Women which was published in 1792 and 1794,<ref>{{#invoke:Citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=journal }}</ref> and the work has been credited as being Murray's most important work.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=book }}</ref><ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=book }}</ref>

In this feminist essay, Murray posed the argument of spiritual and intellectual equality between men and women.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=book }}</ref> It also included a liberal analysis of traditional male superiority in the Bible and criticism of the deprivation of female education of the time.


On the Equality of the Sexes sections
Intro  Synopsis  References  External links  

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