Book of Awesome Women Writers: Medieval Mystics, Pioneering Poets, Fierce Feminists and First Ladies of Literature (Historical Women, Female Authors) (Paperback)
"An absolute 'must read' for anyone thinking that centuries of literature being almost exclusively dominated by men."--Library Bookwatch
From the first recorded writer to current bestsellers, Becca Anderson takes us through time and highlights historical women who have left their mark on the literary world.
Historical women writers. This expansive compilation of historical women writers is a chance to delve deeper into the lives and works of famous female authors and learn about some lesser-known greats. Some of the many female authors you will love learning about include: Maya Angelou, Jane Austen, Judy Blume, Rachel Carson, Nadine Gordimer, Dorothy Parker, Joyce Carol Oates, and many, many more.
Explore subjects and literary forms women writers have to offer. The works of these historical women vary greatly. Each is as unique and significant as the women who penned them. With the help of writers, editors, librarians, booksellers, and more, Anderson has crafted a must-read book for women of every background.
Celebrate the impact women have made in our culture. This feminist book is a beacon of brilliance. It is the perfect gift for artists, intellectuals, and anyone who seeks to be inspired by words and profound lives. Most of all, it is a celebration of the journeys and accomplishments of historical women who have worked to have their voices heard in black and white letters across the world.
In this book find:
- Engaging chapters such as "Prolific Pens," "Mystics, Memoirists, and Madwomen," and "Banned, Blacklisted, and Arrested"
- A plethora of new additions to your reading list
- Confirmation that the female voice is awesome, and an essential part of literature
- Interesting facts about beloved authors like Dorothy Parker, Jane Austen and many more
If you enjoyed titles such as Women in Art, Before They Were Authors, or Book of Awesome Women, then you'll love The Book of Awesome Women Writers.