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Margaret Atwood's prizewinning 1996 novel Alias Grace is about a young woman who is accused of murder. Atwood provides a vivid portrait of the status of women in nineteenthcentury Canada.

Margaret Atwood's Dancing Girls and Other Stories (1982) is a collection of short stories about women, relationships, and life.

Betty Friedan's The Feminine Mystique, published in 1963, explores the causes of women's frustrations with their traditional roles in late 1950s and early 1960s America. It describes the sense of personal worthlessness that women were feeling during those decades, as their roles demanded that they seek their identities only as wives and mothers.

Kate Millett's Sexual Politics, published in 1970, was one of the first major theoretical works in the renaissance of feminism. It helped to define the ideas and goals of the women's movement.

Virginia Woolf is often called the mother of twentieth-century feminist literary criticism. Her book Orlando...

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