Literary Encyclopedia

Articles linked to group 'Feminism & Women's Studies'


Angela Davis
bell hooks
Elizabeth Fry
Hélène Cixous
Igiaba Scego
Judith Butler
Julia Kristeva
Kate Millet
Luce Irigaray
Maria Jane Jewsbury
Mary Robinson
Mary Wollstonecraft
Maxine Hong Kingston
Sarah Bernhardt
Sarah Moore Grimke
Simone de Beauvoir
Sylvia Pankhurst


American Feminism: First Wave Women's Movement (USA)
American Feminism: Second Wave Women's Movement (USA)
American Feminism: Third Wave Women's Movement (USA)
Arizona, Kansas and Wisconsin adopt women's suffrage
Arrest of women suffrage advocates
Bill to Amend the Law on Married Women’s Property
British House of Lords agrees to admit women peers
Church of England votes in favor of female priests
Commons reject women's franchise bill
Ecriture féminine
Education of Women 1650-1750
Enid Lyons and Dorothy Tangney are the first Australian women elected to federal parliament
Equal pay for women established by the Commonwealth Arbitration Court
Factory work regulated for women and young persons
Female suffrage in Norway
Feminist Detective Fiction
First female member of the House of Representatives
First female military generals
First Women's College
French Feminism
French Feminist Movements: History, Politics and Theory
House of Representatives defeats women's suffrage proposal
Immigration Restriction Act and women franchise in Australia
Lords reject women's enfranchisement bill
Maria Estela Isabel Martinez de Peron elected first female President of Argentina
Married Women’s Property Act
Married Women’s Property Act
National Organization for Women founded
New Woman novelists
New York State grants married women the right to own property apart from their husbands
New Zealand is the first country to allow women to vote
Phallocentrism / Phallogocentrism / Logocentrism
Queensland allows women to vote
Sex Discrimination and Equal Pay Acts herald complete legal equality for British women
Sexual Difference
Sexual Stereotype
South Australia gives women the vote
Tasmania allows women to vote
The first national women's rights convention held in Worcester, Mass.
The Supreme Court upholds a minimum wage law for women
Trousers for women initiated by Amelia Jenks Bloomer
Victoria allows women to vote
Vigdís Finnbogadóttir becomes world's first nonmonarchical female Head of State in Iceland
Western Australia allows women to vote
Women admitted to London Stock Exchange for the first time
Women admitted to the University of Melbourne
Women admitted to the University of Sydney
Women in the territory of Wyoming are given the right to vote
Women in United States win the vote
Women permitted to compete in Olympics
Women Writers' Suffrage League
Women's College opens at the University of Sydney
Women's franchise bill rejected in Commons
Women's suffrage in Denmark
Women’s Liberation Movement


Agrippa, Heinrich Cornelius. Declamation on the Nobility and Preeminence of the Female Sex. 1996.
Beauvoir, Simone de. Le Deuxième Sexe. 1949.
Butler, Judith. Undoing Gender. 2004.
Carter, Angela Olive. The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories. 1979.
Carter, Angela Olive. The Passion of New Eve. 1977.
Dohm, Hedwig. Die Antifeministen. Ein Buch der Verteidigung. 1901.
Dohm, Hedwig. Die Idealisten des Antifeminismus. 1912.
Dohm, Hedwig. Von den Scharfmachern des Antifeminismus. 1912.
Duncker, Patricia. Sisters and strangers. an introduction to contemporary feminist fiction. 1992.
Eymery, Marguerite. Pourquoi je ne suis pas féministe. 1928.
Gates, Henry Louis. Reading Black, Reading Feminist: A Critical Anthology. 1990.
Glaspell, Susan Keating. Chains of Dew. 1922.
Jewsbury, Maria Jane. On Modern Female Cultivation. 1832.
Millet, Kate. Sexual Politics. 1970.
More, Hannah. Strictures on the Modern System of Female Education. 1799.
Murray, Judith Sargent. On the Equality of the Sexes. 1790.
Phelps, Elizabeth Stuart. “The ‘Female Education’ of Women”. 1873.
Robinson, Mary. Sappho and Phaon. 1799.
Schreiner, Olive. Woman and Labour. 1911.
Stefan, Verena. Häutungen. Autobiographische Aufzeichnungen, Gedichte, Träume, Analysen. 1975.
Wollstonecraft, Mary. A Vindication of the Rights of Woman. 1792.