Women's History Month - Women Writers & Famous Heroines in Literature
Women's History - Jone Johnson Lewis
Discover the most comprehensive collection of resources related to Women's History available!
A Woman Young and Old - William Butler Yeats
Read "A Woman Young and Old," by William Butler Yeats.
Beautiful Women - Walt Whitman
Read "Beautiful Women," by Walt Whitman.
Famous Fictional Heroines
In exploring the world of literature, these heroines come immediately to mind: Edna Pontellier, Madame Bovary, Moll Flanders, Anna Karenin, Lily Bart, Jane Eyre, Hester Prynne, Elizabeth Bennet, Daisy Miller, and Murasaki Shikibu.
Herland - Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Read "Herland," by Charlotte Perkins Gilman.
On the Education of Women - Daniel Defoe
Read "On the Education of Women," by Daniel Defoe.
Patterns - Amy Lowell
Read "Patterns," by Amy Lowell (1874-1925).
The Muse Strikes Back
In this book, Katherine McAlpine and Gail White bring together works that respond to the Muse archetype.
The Rights of Women - Anna Laetitia Aikin (Barbauld)
Read "The Rights of Women," by Anna Laetitia Aikin (Barbauld).
The Wife - Washington Irving
Read "The Wife," by Washington Irving.
Vindication on the Rights of Women - Mary Wollstonecraft
Wollstonecraft determined to be an author as she wrote, "I am then going to be the first of a new genus." Read the complete work.
We As Women - Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Read "We As Women," by Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860-1935).
Women and Economics - Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Read "Women and Economics," by Charlotte Perkins Gilman.