A limited, letterpress edition of Margaret Heffernan's 2016 Coleridge lecture numbered and signed by the author.
About the Book
In 1795, at the age of 22, Coleridge delivered a series of public lectures in Bristol’s Corn Market. His incendiary rhetoric captured the mood of radical change and secured his reputation as a leading commentator on the burning issues of his day: liberty, equality, slavery and despotism.
Two hundred years later, the Bristol Festival of Ideas celebrates those lectures by commissioning new pieces by contemporary thinkers and More than a Dream is one of those. It traces the rise of feminist thinking through the lives and ideas of 3 breakthrough women: Mary Wollstonecraft, Charlotte Perkins Gilman and Shulamith Firestone. What do women want? Reason. Friendship. Equality. Freedom. For themselves and their children. It doesn’t seem like a lot to ask...
This is a limited, letterpress edition of Margaret Heffernan's 2016 Coleridge lecture. Each copy is numbered and can be signed by the author.