The Greatest Feminist Classics in One Volume

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DigiCat presents to you this meticulously edited collection of feminist masterpieces - from fictional protagonists who influenced generations of young women to the real heroines of the past, their life stories and their legacy. Fiction: Camilla (Fanny Burney) Maria; Or, The Wrongs of Woman (Mary Wollstonecraft) Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen) Jane Eyre (Charlotte Brontë) The Scarlet Letter (Nathaniel Hawthorne) Lady Macbeth of the Mzinsk District (Nikolai Leskov) Hester (Margaret Oliphant) Life in the Iron Mills (Rebecca Davis) Little Women (Louisa May Alcott) The Portrait of a Lady (Henry James) Anna Karenina (Leo Tolstoy) Tess of the d'Urbervilles (Thomas Hardy) North and South (Elizabeth Gaskell) The Yellow Wallpaper (Charlotte Perkins Gilman) Herland (Charlotte Perkins Gilman) A Doll's House (Henrik Ibsen) Hedda Gabler (Henrik Ibsen) The Awakening (Kate Chopin) The Woman Who Did (Grant Allen) Miss Cayley's Adventures (Grant Allen) New Amazonia (Elizabeth Corbett) A Girl of the Limberlost (Gene Stratton-Porter) The Iron Woman (Margaret Deland) My Ántonia (Willa Cather) The House of Mirth (Edith Wharton) Summer (Edith Wharton) Sister Carrie (Theodore Dreiser) Sisters (Ada Cambridge) Hagar (Mary Johnston) Samantha on the Woman Question (Marietta Holley) The Precipice (Elia Wilkinson Peattie) To the Lighthouse (Virginia Woolf) Miss Lulu Bett (Zona Gale) Lady Chatterley's Lover (D. H. Lawrence) The Enchanted April (Elizabeth von Arnim) Gone with the Wind (Margaret Mitchell) Emily of New Moon (Lucy Maud Montgomery) Memoirs: Madame Vigée Lebrun Jane Austen Caroline Herschel Mrs. Seacole Elizabeth Cady Stanton Emmeline Pankhurst Biographies: Lucretia Sappho Aspasia of Cyrus Portia Octavia Cleopatra Julia Domna Zenobia Valeria Hypatia Roswitha the Nun Marie de France Mechthild of Magdeburg Joan of Arc Catharine of Arragon Anne Boleyn Queen Elizabeth Mary, Queen of Scots Queen Anne Maria Theresa Marie Antoinette Madame de Stael Augustina Saragoza Charlotte Brontë Florence Nightingale Harriet Tubman


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Henrik Ibsen, born on March 20, 1828, in Skien, Norway, and deceased on May 23, 1906, stands among the foremost playwrights in the annals of European theatre. Ibsen was a pioneer of modernist drama, his works challenging the Victorian-era norms and delving into issues of morality, individualism, and societal expectations. His plays are characterized by their realistic dialogue, psychological depth, and piercing examination of contemporary social issues, particularly those concerning the rights and roles of women in society. 'The Greatest Feminist Classics in One Volume' underscores Ibsen's influence on feminism, particularly through characters that challenged gender roles and questioned the subordinate position of women, such as Nora in 'A Doll's House' (1879). This play, among others, cemented his reputation as a provocateur of societal change and an advocate of female empowerment, although Ibsen himself claimed not to be a feminist but rather a humanist. His literary contributions extend to a canon of works that includes 'Ghosts' (1881), 'An Enemy of the People' (1882), and 'Hedda Gabler' (1890), all of which embrace his distinctive style of realism infused with symbolism and an exploration of existential themes. Ibsen's impact on both European theatre and global literature endures, with his plays continuing to be widely read and performed, affirming his legacy as a foundational figure in modern drama.

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Publisher: DigiCat

Genre: Sprache - Englisch

Language: English

Size: 19509 Pages

Filesize: 43.3 MB

ISBN: 8596547720003

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