Women in Modern Literature Representative Works - Essay

Representative Works

(Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism)

Zoe Akins

The Old Maid (novel) 1935

Ciro Alegría

La serpiente de oro (novel) 1935

Margaret Atwood

The Edible Woman (novel) 1969

Claire Booth

The Women (drama) 1936

Charlotte Brontë

Jane Eyre (novel) 1847

Hortense Calisher

"The Rabbi's Daughter" (short story) 1975

Willa Cather

My Antonia (novel) 1918

Alice Childress

Wine in the Wilderness (drama) 1969

Wedding Band (drama) 1972

Kate Chopin

The Awakening (novella) 1899

Rachel Crothers

A Man's World (drama) 1909

Mary the Third (drama) 1925

When Ladies Meet (drama) 1932

George Eliot

Middlemarch (novel) 1871-72

Gustave Flaubert

Madame Bovary (novel) 1857

J. E. Franklin

Black Girl (drama) 1971

Zona Gale

Miss Lulu Bett (drama) 1920

Elizabeth Gaskell

Ruth (novel) 1853

Wives and Daughters (novel) 1864-66

Susan Glaspell

Trifles (drama) 1916

The Verge (drama) 1921

Alison's House (drama) 1930

Lillian Hellman

The Children's Hour (drama) 1934

Merle Hodge

Crick Crack Monkey (novel) 1970

Henrik Ibsen

A Doll's House (drama) 1879

C. L. R. James

Minty Alley (novel) 1936

Henry James

The Portrait of a Lady (novel) 1881

The Wings of the Dove (novel) 1909

Sarah Orne Jewett

Country of the Pointed Firs (novel) 1896

James Joyce

Ulysses (novel) 1922

Margaret Laurence

The Stone Angel (novel) 1964

Mary Lavin

The Becker Wives (novella) 1946

D. H. Lawrence

The Rainbow (novel) 1915

Women in Love (novel) 1920

L. M. Montgomery

Anne of Green Gables (novel) 1908

Brian Moore

I Am Mary Dunne (novel) 1968

Toni Morrison

The Bluest Eye (novel) 1970

Sula (novel) 1973

Song of Solomon (novel) 1977

Yigal Mossensohn

The Way of Men with Women (novel) 1953

Flora Nwapa

Efuru (novel) 1966

Tillie Olsen

'Tell Me a Riddle" (short story) 1961

Cynthia Ozick

"Envy; Or, Yiddish in America" (short story) 1977

Grace Paley

"Faith in the Afternoon" (short story) 1983

'The Immigrant Story" (short story) 1983

Sylvia Plath

Ariel (poetry) 1965

Crossing the Water (poetry) 1971

Katia Saks

La Rifa (novel) 1968

Mario Vargas Llosa

La casa verde (novel) 1965

Edith Wharton

The House of Mirth (novel) 1905

Virginia Woolf

Mrs. Dalloway (novel) 1925

Orlando: A Biography (novel) 1928

A Room of One's Own (essay) 1929

William Butler Yeats

The Wind among the Reeds (poetry) 1899

In the Seven Woods (poetry) 1903

The Wild Swans at Coole (poetry) 1917