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Great women writers

Great women writers

the lives and works of 135 of the world"s most important women writers, from antiquity to the present

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Holt in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature -- Women authors -- Bio-bibliography -- Dictionaries,
  • Women authors -- Biography -- Dictionaries,
  • Women and literature -- Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementFrank N. Magill, editor ; introduction by Rosemary Canfield Reisman.
    SeriesA Henry Holt reference book
    ContributionsMagill, Frank Northen, 1907-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN471 .G74 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 611 p. ;
    Number of Pages611
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1435658M
    ISBN 10080502932X
    LC Control Number93047648

    Many female writers have adopted male nom de plumes, or otherwise gender-ambiguous pseudonyms, for a number of reasons: to publish without prejudice in male-dominated circles; to experiment with the freedom of anonymity; or to encourage male we have profiled 12 women authors, from Louisa May Alcott to J.K. Rowling, who have written under male pseudonyms, and discussed .   No one will read your book. This isn’t an insult. It’s a statistical fact. For an example that’s depressing on many levels, take Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard’s Killing Patton, which according to Nielsen was the only adult book (in English) to sell more than one million copies last year. When viewed globally, selling million copies of a book, though a marketing feat worthy of.

      60 Great Business and Leadership Books, All Written by Women Looking for a great leadership or business book that will provide new perspectives? Look no further.   Far too often Black women are excluded from the classic literary canon. But Black women have consistently published evocative, thoughtful works. The work of Black women across history is expansive. Though we've compiled selections, this is still only the tip of the literary iceberg. We encourage you to leave a comment and share more.

    Famous author g too listed it as one of her top ten books as a child. The books won many accolades and has been adapted into film as well. Click to Buy: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ($5) 8. Little Women by Louis May Alcott () Age Range: years. That should keep you busy for quite some time), but here are five other great mystery series to check out. (These all happen to be by women writers. I didn’t set out to make this one of those “women writers” list, but when I was jotting down my favorite mystery writers, I came up with a bunch of women writers. So there you have it.).


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