New York: Citadel Press, 2005. First Edition. Hardcover; First Printing. F/F. Item #125496
Fine in Fine jacket. ; ISBN: 0806526149; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; Summary: The author selects and discusses the greatest books ever written by and about women--true classics that have defined and shaped women's experiences from the Middle Ages to the present day. Description: xv, 302 pages ; 24 cmContents: The tale of Genji / by Murasaki Shikibu --The book of the city of ladies / by Christine de Pisan --The Princess of Cle`ves / by Madame de La Fayette --A vindication of the rights of woman / by Mary Wollstonecraft --Emma / by Jane Austen --Jane Eyre / by Charlotte Bronte¨ --The scarlet letter / by Nathaniel Hawthorne --Madame Bovary / by Gustave Flaubert --Little women / by Louisa May Alcott --Middlemarch / by George Eliot --Anna Karenina / by Leo Tolstoy --A doll's house / by Henrik Ibsen --Tess of the D'Urbervilles / by Thomas Hardy --The yellow wallpaper / by Charlotte Perkins Gilman --The awakening / by Kate Chopin --The house of mirth / by Edith Wharton --My Antonia / by Willa Cather --Che´ri / by Colette --A room on one's own / by Virginia Woolf --Gone with the wind / by Margaret Mitchell --Gaudy night / by Dorothy L. Sayers --Their eyes were watching God / by Zora Neale Huston --The diary of a young girl / by Anne Frank --The second sex / by Simone de Beauvoir --Century of struggle : the women's rights movement in the United States / by Eleanor Flexner --The little disturbances of man / by Grace Paley --The golden notebook / by Doris Lessing --The feminine mystique / by Betty Friedan --The bell jar / by Sylvia Plath --Wide sargasso sea / by Jean Rhys --Sexual politics / by Kate Millett --Sisterhood is powerful : an anthology of writings from the women's liberation movement / compiled and edited by Robin Morgan --The female eunuch / by Germaine Greer --Black women in white America : a documentary history / compiled and edited by Gerda Lerner --From reverence to rape : the treatment of women in the movies / by Molly Haskell --Fear of flying / by Erica Jong --Against our will / by Susan Brownmiller --Looking for Mr. Goodbar / by Judith Rossner --The woman warrior / by Maxine Hong Kingston --Of woman born / by Adrienne Rich --The women's room / by Marilyn French --Silences / by Tillie Olsen --Women, race & class / by Angela Davis --The house of the spirits / by Isabel Allende --Beloved / by Toni Morrison --The shawl / by Cynthia Ozick --Backlash / by Susan Faludi --The beauty myth / by Naomi Wolf --Bridget Jones's diary / by Helen Fielding --The bitch in the house / compiled and edited by Cathi Hanauer.