500 Great Books by WomenPioneers and Seekers

27 Works 27,493 Books 699 Reviews ½ 4.0
By Erica Bauermeister, Jesse Larsen, and Holly Smith (1994)

"A reader's guide to the worlds of women's writing."

Entries are divided into the following categories: Art; Choices; Conflicting show more Cultures; Ethics; Families; Friendships and Interactions; Growing Old; Heritage; Identity; Imagined Worlds; Mothers and Mothering; Observations; Pioneers and Seekers; Places and Homes; Power; Trials and Adversity; Violence; Ways of Knowing; Wives, Lovers, and Partners; and Work. show less
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1994
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The Enchanted April (1922) by Elizabeth von Arnim
A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains (1879) by Isabella L. Bird
The Curve of Time (1968) by M. Wylie Blanchet
All but the Waltz: A Memoir of Five Generations in the Life of a Montana Family (1991) by Mary Clearman Blew
Annapurna: A Woman's Place (1980) by Arlene Blum
My √Āntonia (1918) by Willa Cather
Tracks (1980) by Robyn Davidson
The Cavalry Maiden: Journals of a Russian Officer in the Napoleonic Wars (1836) by Nadezhda Durova
Exile in the Promised Land: A Memoir (1990) by Marcia Freedman
Living My Life: An Autobiography of Emma Goldman (1931) by Emma Goldman
Mountain Charley; Or, The Adventures of Mrs. E.J. Guerin, Who Was Thirteen Years in Male Attire (1968) by Elsa Jane Guerin
Heat and Dust (1975) by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
Libby: The Alaskan Diaries and Letters of Libby Beaman, 1879-1880 (1989) by Betty John
A New Home, Who'll Follow?: or Glimpses of Western Life (1839) by Caroline M. Kirkland
Quiet Odyssey: A Pioneer Korean Woman in America (1990) by Mary Paik Lee
The Devil Is Loose (1984) by Antonine Maillet
West with the Night (1942) by Beryl Markham
Purple Springs (1921) by Nellie L. McClung
Two in the Far North (1978) by Margaret E. Murie
Daughter of the Hills: A Woman's Part in the Coal Miners' Struggle (1950) by Myra Page
Women in the Resistance (1985) by Margaret L. Rossiter
Women's Diaries of the Westward Journey (1982) by Lillian Schlissel
Wonderful Adventures of Mrs. Seacole in Many Lands (1857) by Mary Seacole
The Hidden Hand or, Capitola the Madcap (1859) by E. D. E. N. Southworth
Spiritual Narratives (1988) by Maria W. Stewart
Crusade for Justice: The Autobiography of Ida B. Wells (1970) by Ida B. Wells
Floreana: A Woman's Pilgrimage to the Galapagos (1959) by Margret Wittmer

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