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Fiction and Literature

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Fiction and Literature

  • Adams, Jane. Tradeoffs. William Morrow & Company, Inc., 1983.
  • Ahern, Cecelia; Patricia Scanlan; Gemma O’Connor; and Sarah Webb. Irish Girls are Back in Town. Downtown Press, 2004.
  • Alcott, Louisa May. Little Men and Jo's Boys. Blackie & Son, Ltd.
  • Aldridge, Sarah. The Nesting Place. Naiad Press, 1982.
  • Allende, Isabel. The Enchantress. Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1988.
  • Allende, Isabel. Of Love and Shadows. Trans. Margaret Sayers Peden. Alfred A. Knopf. Inc., 1987.
  • Alther, Lisa. Other Women. Signet Books, 1984.
  • American Astroanalysts Institute, The. Astroanalysis: ARIES, March 21-April 20. The Berkley Publishing Group, 1986.
  • Ariyoshi, Sawako. The River Ki. Trans. Mildred Tahara. Kodansha International, LTD., 1981.
  • Arnold, Madelyn. Bird-Eyes. Seal Press, 1988.
  • Atwood, Margaret. The Edible Woman. Seal Book, 1969.
  • Austen, Jane. Emma. Airmont Publishing Company.
  • Austen, Jane. Pride and Prejudice. Signet Books, 1961.
  • Banks, Lynne Reid. The Backward Shadow. Siman & Schuster, Inc., 1970.
  • Barnes, Djuna. Nightwood. New Directions Book, 1937.
  • Bawden, Nina. The Grain of Truth. Harper & Row, Publishers, 1968.
  • Beattie, Ann; Joyce Carol Oates; Alice Walker; Katherine Anne Porter; Charlotte Perkins Gilman; Alice Adams; Bobbie Ann Mason; Sylvia Plath; Kate Chopin; Louisa May Alcott; Laurie Colwin; Jayne Anne Phillips; and Toni Cade Bambara. American Wives: Thirty Short Stories by Women. Ed. Barbara H. Solomon. New American Library, 1986.
  • Benedict, Elizabeth. Slow Dancing. Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1985.
  • Bradley, Marion Zimmer. The Forest House. Penguin Books, 1993.
  • Bradley, Marion Zimmer. The Mists of Avalon. Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1982.
  • Bradley, Marion Zimmer. Oath of the Renunciates: The Shattered Chain & Thendara House. Nelson Doubleday, Inc., 1983.
  • Brady, Maureen. Folly. The Crossing Press, 1982.
  • Brady, Maureen. Give Me Your Good Ear. Spinsters Ink, 1979.
  • Brantenberg, Gerd. Egalia's Daughters: A Satire of the Sexes. Trans. Louis Mackay. Journeyman Press, 1985.
  • Bronte, Charlotte. Jane Eyre. Scholastic Book Services.
  • Brown, Rita Mae. Six Of One. Bantam Books, 1978.
  • Brown, Rita Mae. Venus Envy. Bantam Books, 1993.
  • Burdekin, Katharine. Swastika Night. Feminist Press, 1937.
  • By Women: An Anthology of Literature. Ed. Marcia McClintock Folsom and Linda Heinlein Kirschner. Houghton Mifflin Company, 1976.
  • Callenback, Ernest. Ecotopia. Bantam Books, 1975.
  • Cameron, Anne. The Journey. Spinsters/Aunt Lute Book Company, 1986.
  • Carey, Lisa. The Mermaids Singing. Avon Books, 1998.
  • Cartier, Xam Wilson. Be-Bop, Re-Bop. First Ballantine Books, 1987.
  • Cather, Willa. O Pioneers!. Houghton Mifflin Company, 1941.
  • Charnas, Suzy McKee. Motherlines. Barkley Publishing Corporation, 1978.
  • Chopin, Kate. The Awakening. The Women’s Press, 1978.
  • Clausen, Jan. Mother, Sister, Daughter, Lover. The Crossing Press, 1980.
  • Cunha, Helena Parente. Woman Between Mirrors. Trans. Fred P. Ellison and Naomi Lindstrom. University of Texas Press, 1989.
  • Dawson, Angel. Angel's Astoria: A Book of Short Stories.
  • Dawson, Angel. Incidents Adventures and Episodes to go with an Effectual Female: A Book of Short Stories.
  • Diamant, Anita. The Red Tent. Picador U.S.A., 1997.
  • Dinesen, Isak. Carnival: Entertainments and Posthumous Tales. University of Chicago Press, 1977.
  • Dinesen, Isak. Out of Africa and Shadows on the Grass. Random House, Inc, 1985.
  • Donoghue, Emma. Hood. Harper Collins Publishers, 1995.
  • Dreher, Sarah. Stoner McTavish. New Victoria Publishers, 1985.
  • Duffy, Maureen. That's How It Was. Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1962.
  • Dworkin, Andrea. Ice and Fire. Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1986.
  • Eden Emily. The Semi-Attached Couple and the Semi-Detached House. The Dial Press, 1982.
  • Emecheta, Buchi. The Joys of Motherhood. George Braziller, Inc., 1979.
  • Emecheta, Buchi. Second Class Citizen. George Braziller, Inc., 1975.
  • Enchi, Fumiko. The Waiting Years. Trans. John Bester. Kodansha International, LTD., 1980.
  • Ephron, Nora. Heartburn. Simon & Schuster, Inc., 1983.
  • Erdrich, Louise. The Beet Queen. Henry Holt & Company, 1986.
  • Erdrich, Louise. Tracks. Henry Holt & Company, 1988.
  • Erhart, Margaret. Unusual Company. Plume Printing, 1987.
  • Figes, Eva. Nelly's Version. Pantheon Books, 1977.
  • Fleming, Kathleen. Lovers in the Present Afternoon. Naiad Press, 1984.
  • Forrest, Katherine V. Curious Wine. Naiad Press, 1983.
  • Forster, E. M. Maurice. W. W. Norton & Company, 1971.
  • Found Treasures: Stories by Yiddish Women Writers. Ed. Frieda Forman; Ethel Raicus; Sarah Siblerstein Swartz; and Margie Wolf. Second Story Press, 1994.
  • Frame, Janet. The Edge of the Alphabet. George Braziller, Inc., 1962.
  • Garcia, Cristina. Dreaming in Cuban. Ballantine Books, 1992.
  • Gearhart, Sally Miller. Wanderground: Stories of the Hill Women. Ross, Elizabeth. Alyson Publications, Inc., 1979.
  • Gilman, Charlotte Perkins. Herland. Pantheon Books, 1979.
  • Gordimer, Nadine. Selected Stories. Penguin Books, 1975.
  • Gordon, Mary. The Company of Women. Random House, Inc, 1980.
  • Green, Hannah. I Never Promised You a Rose Garden. Signet Books, 1964.
  • Guest, Judith. Ordinary People. Ballantine Books, 1976.
  • Harris, Ruth. Modern Women. St. Martin’s Press, 1989.
  • Hazelton, Lesley. Jezebel: The Untold Story of the Bible's Harlot Queen. Doubleday & Company, Inc., 2007.
  • Home To Stay: Asian American Women's Fiction. Ed. Sylvia Watanabe and Carol Bruchac. Greenfield Review Press, 1990.
  • Jhabvala, Ruth Prawer. In Search of Love and Beauty. Penguin Books, 1983.
  • JLove. That White Girl. Simon & Schuster, Inc., 2007.
  • Johnson, Toby. Plague: A Novel about Healing. Alyson Publications, Inc., 1987.
  • Jones, Jo. Come Come. Sheba Feminist Publishers, 1983.
  • King, Stephen. Dolores Claiborne. Penguin Books, 1993.
  • Kogawa, Joy. Obasan. Random House, Inc., 1981.
  • Langley, Dorothy. Swamp Angel. Ed. Helen Bugbee. Academy Chicago, 1982.
  • LeGuin, Ursula K. The Left Hand of Darkness. Walker and Company, 1969.
  • Lessing, Doris. The Summer Before the Dark. Bantam Books, 1973.
  • Lessing Doris. Briefing For a Descent into Hell. Bantam Books, 1971.
  • Lindbergh, Anne Morrow. Gift from the Sea. Random House, Inc, 1975.
  • Mansfield, Katherine. Stories. Random House, Inc., 1991.
  • Marshall, Paule. Brown Girl, Brownstones. Feminist Press, 1959.
  • Marshall, Paule. Praisesong for the Widow. E.P. Dutton, Inc. 1983.
  • McCullers, Carson. The Member of the Wedding. Bantam Books, 1946.
  • Midnight Birds: Stories of Contemporary Black Women Writers. Ed. Mary Helen Washington. Anchor Books, Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1980.
  • Miller, Sue. The Good Mother. Harper & Row, Publishers, 1986.
  • Miner, Valerie. Blood Sisters. St. Martin’s Press, 1982.
  • Moore, Susanna. The Whiteness of Bones. Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1989.
  • Morrison, Toni. Beloved. Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1986.
  • Mpe, Phaswane. Welcome to our Hillbrow. University of Natal Press, 2001.
  • Mukherjee, Bharati. Jasmine. Ballantine Books, 1989.
  • Mukherjee, Bharati. The Middleman and Other Stories. Grove Press, 1988.
  • Mukherjee, Bharati. The Tiger's Daughter. Penguin Books, 1971.
  • Naylor, Gloria. Bailey's Café. Random House, Inc., 1992.
  • Newman, Leslea. Good Enough to Eat.
  • Newman, Leslea. In Every Laugh A Tear. New Victoria Publishers, 1992.
  • Newman, Leslea. Secrets. New Victoria Publishers, 1990.
  • Nin, Anais. The Four-Chambered Heart. The Swallow Press, 1959.
  • O’Brien, Edna. The Country Girls Trilogy and Epilogue. Farrar Strauss Giroux, 1986.
  • Oliver, Mary. American primitive:  poems. Boston: Little, Brown, 1983.
  • Oliver, Mary. Winter hours:  prose, prose poems, and poems. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2000.
  • Olsen, Tillie. Tell Me a Riddle. Dell Publishing, 1978.
  • Olsen, Tillie. Yonnondio: From the Thirties. Dell Publishing, 1974.
  • Ousmane, Sembene. God's Bits of Wood. Heinemann Educational Publishers, 1962.
  • Park, Severna. Speaking Dreams. Firebrand Books, 1992.
  • Petry, Ann. The Street. Houghton Mifflin Company, 1946.
  • Piercy, Marge. Braided Lives. Ballantine Books, 1982.
  • Piercy, Marge. The High Cost of Living. Fawcett Crest, 1978.
  • Piercy, Marge. Small Changes. Ballantine Books, 1973.
  • Piercy, Marge. Vida. Simon & Schuster, Inc., 1979.
  • Plath, Sylvia. The Bell Jar.  Harper & Row, Publishers, 1971.
  • Porter, Katherine Anne. The Leaning Tower. New American Library, 1970.
  • Porter, Katherine Anne. Pale Horse, Pale Rider. New American Library, 1962.
  • Rand, Ayn. Atlas Shrugged. Random House, Inc., 1957.
  • Ressmeyer, Georgia Jo. Bernice: A Comedy in Letters. Iowa City Women’s Press, 1984.
  • Robinson, Marilynne. Housekeeping. Bantam Books, 1989.
  • Sarton, May. The Education of Harriet Hatfield. W. W. Norton & Company, 1989.
  • Sarton, May. Kinds of Love. W.W. Norton & Company, 1970.
  • Sarton, May. The Magnificent Spinster. W. W. Norton & Company, 1985.
  • Schulman, Sarah. Girls, Visions and Everything. Seal Press, 1986.
  • Schulman, Sarah. The Sophie Horowitz Story. Naiad Press, 1984.
  • Scott-Heron, Gil. The Vulture and the Nigger Factory. Payback Press, 1996.
  • Segal, Lore. Her First American. Fawcett Crest, 1985.
  • Shelley, Mary. Frankenstein. Bantam Books, 1981.
  • Shulman, Alix Kates. Memoirs of an Ex-Prom Queen. Bantam Books, 1972.
  • Smith, Betty. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn. Harper & Row, Publishers, 1947.
  • Suyin, Han. ...and the Rain my Drink. Little, Brown, and Company, 1956.
  • Suyin, Han. The Enchantress. Bantam Books, 1985.
  • Suyin, Han. A Many-Splendored Thing. Little, Brown, and Company, 1952.
  • Tan, Amy. The Joy Luck Club. G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1989.
  • Taylor, Sheila Oritz. Faultline. Naiad Press, 1982.
  • Taylor, Valerie. Prism. Naiad Press, 1981.
  • Tolstoy, Leo. Anna Karenina. Ed. George Gibian. Trans. Louise Maude and Ayler Maude. W. W. Norton & Company, 1970.
  • Voigt, Cynthia. When She Hollers. Scholastic Inc., 1994.
  • Walker, Alice. The Color Purple. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc., 1982.
  • Walker, Alice. Meridian. Washington Square Press, 1976.
  • Walker, Alice. Possessing the Secret of Joy. Pocket Star Books, 1992.
  • Walker, Alice. The Temple of My Familiar. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc., 1989.
  • Walker, Alice. The Third Life of Grange Copeland. Pocket Books, 1970.
  • Welty, Eudora. Delta Wedding. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc., 1974.
  • West, Nathanael. The Day of the Locust. Signer Books, 1939.
  • West, Rebecca. The Return of the Soldier. The Dial Press, 1918.
  • What are You Looking at? The First Fat Fiction Anthology. Ed. Donna Jarrell and Ira Sukrungruang. Harcourt, Inc., 2003.
  • Wilson, Barbara. Cows and Horses. Eighth Mountain Press, 1988.
  • Winslow, Christa. The Child Manuela. Trans. Agnes Neill Scott. Farrar & Rinehart, Incorporated, 1989.
  • Women and Fiction 2. Ed. Susan Cahill. Signet Books, 1978.
  • Women Writing: An Anthology. Ed. Denys Val Baker. St. Martin’s Press, 1979.
  • Woodson Jacqueline. Autobiography of a Family Photo. Penguin Books, 1995.
  • Woolf, Virginia. To the Lighthouse. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc., 1927.
  • Woolf, Virginia. The Voyage Out. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc., 1948.

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