Women’s Classic Literature Event List

This is my reading list for the Women’s Classic Literature Event (subject to change). The plan for now is to read these books in the order listed here.

Links to my posts are in green.


Sappho: A New Translation of the Complete Works (ca. 6th century BCE) [edited and translated by Diane J. Rayor with an introduction by André Lardinois, 2014]

Sappho: Poems and Fragments (ca. 6th century) [edited and translated by Josephine Balmer, 1988]

Classical Women Poets (ca. 620 BCE – ca. 420 AD) [edited and translated by Josephine Balmer, 1996]

The Rover by Aphra Behn (1677)

The Rover, Part 2 by Aphra Behn (1681)

Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz: Selected Works by Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (1680-1700) [translated by Edith Grossman, 2014]

Mansfield Park by Jane Austen (1814)

Indiana by George Sand (1832)

Middlemarch by George Eliot (1872)

My Life in Middlemarch by Rebecca Mead (2014)

Contending Forces by Pauline Hopkins (1900)

Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery (1908)

Mrs. Spring Fragrance by Sui Sin Far [Edith Maud Eaton] (1912)

Cogowea: The Half-Blood by Mourning Dove [Humishuma, Christine Quintasket] (1927)

Quicksand by Nella Larsen (1928)

A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf (1929)

Not So Quiet … (on the Western Front): Stepdaughters of War by Helen Zenna Smith [Evadne Price] (1930)

Cold Comfort Farm by Stella Gibbons (1932)

Three Guineas by Virginia Woolf (1938)

Step Down Elder Brother by Josefina Niggli (1947)

Helen in Egypt by H.D. [Hilda Doolittle] (1961)