The Awakening (1899) is Kate Chopin’s masterful novel of a young woman who struggles to find self-knowledge and inevitably suffers the consequences of trying to establish herself as an independent spirit.
In the play A Doll’s House (1879), Henrik Ibsen examines a woman’s restricted role in the nineteenth century and the disastrous effects those limitations have on her marriage.
Kate Millet’s Sexual Politics (1969) studies the history and dynamics of feminism.
Shaw’s Major Barbara (1905) focuses on political and social themes...
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