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Women's Literature

Parent Category: Books and Literature
Women's literature addresses the lives and interests of females. It examines issues that may face a woman in home, work, or every day life.
I don´t think so. Even you can learn a lot, but not everithing. The  literature is a mirror of the society of each time, but can be  subjective.
Charlote Bronte, Emilly Bronte
Japanese women wrote the Literature... for in that time, men were  at war
The first Indian woman writer to receive the Jnanpith Award was Ashapurna Devi.
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Women's literature is so important because for a long time there was none and then it was the women who spent the most time reading. Illiteracy was not uncommon among women until the late 1700's or mid 1800's when Women's rights began to be an issue. Literature was also a way for women to express...
Literature indeed reflects the society, its good values and its ills. In its corrective function, literature mirrors the ills of the society with a view to making the society realize its mistakes and make changes....:)
Gwendolyn Brooks was the first African-American (not just a woman!)  to win the Pulitzer Prize. She was awarded it in the category of  Poetry for her collection Annie Alien.
One can find books for women easily in some local bookstores. However, one can conveniently order them on some online book dealers like Abebooks and BookFinder.
12 I think. It was said that Herta Muller was the 12th.
Although women have more opportunities than back then, the idea and  expectation that a woman must sacrifice her passions for motherhood  is still present in our society, albeit in more conservative  families.
There were a number of medieval women who were important authors. They included Clare of Assisi, Bridgit of Sweden, Catherine of Siena, Hildegard of Bingen Marie de France, and Christine de Pizan.
Chick lit is a genre of fiction which addresses issues of modern womanhood, often humorously and lightheartedly.
  Women wrote Japan's early literature.
SCUM is a radical feminist manifesto, published in 1967 by ValerieSolanas.
  We're talking late romantic and pre-victorian. At this time entitled women were getting an education and some started writing about how best to please men by having educated conversation. The portrayal of women changed from victims to occasional agents in the Romantic time, as is evident in...
  Gilman argues that women's dependence on men for their livelihood results in a state of arrested intellectual and emotional development deleterious to both genders. Women's reliance on men causes shortcomings on the human species as a whole.
Yes, although they often used pen names in order to appear as if they were men.
I'm not sure if this is right, but Toni Morrison wrote Beloved, and I think she won a nobel prize for it. It is the hardest book I ever read--it is written so beautifully and intelligently, but was difficult for me to follow. I had to reread passages as I went along. I hope you'll read it...
Any answer to this quesiton would be misleading, as it is not the case fhat "most Japanese literature" is written by women. Go to any library or bookstore in Japan, and you'll see that authorship is pretty much evenly (or evenly within a certain, small, degree of error) split between men and women.