What Do I Read Next?
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.
Kate Millet’s Sexual Politics (1969) studies the history and dynamics of feminism.
In Anna Karenina (1877), Leo Tolstoy chronicles the passion and tragic fate of his married heroine as she enters into an affair with a dashing officer.
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.