my favourite books by women

A Listmania! list by Pols
 
Eve Was Framed: Women and British Justice
1.  Eve Was Framed: Women and British Justice by Helena Kennedy
The list author says:
  "a wonderful reflection upon the oppression of women within the legal system"
£8.79   Used & New from: £1.56
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman
2.  Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman by Angela Carter
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  "quite simply a masterpiece!"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

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The Monstrous-Feminine: Film, Feminism, Psychoanalysis (Popular Fictions Series)
3.  The Monstrous-Feminine: Film, Feminism, Psychoanalysis (Popular Fictions Series) by Barbara Creed
The list author says:
  "shocking in its analysis of the subjection of women in the media and film"
£23.39   Used & New from: £12.52
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Sexing The Cherry
4.  Sexing The Cherry by Jeanette Winterson
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  "wonderful, rich and entertaining."
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3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

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Women, Madness and Medicine
5.  Women, Madness and Medicine by Denise Russell
The list author says:
  "shocking, informative and worrying research on the treatment of women"
£17.99   Used & New from: £4.99
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

The Female Malady: Women, Madness and English Culture, 1830-1980
6.  The Female Malady: Women, Madness and English Culture, 1830-1980 by Elaine Showalter
The list author says:
  "a guide to the history of women's oppression and mental ill health"
£13.48   Used & New from: £5.24
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Fasting, Feasting
7.  Fasting, Feasting by Anita Desai
The list author says:
  "a wonderfully evocative book"
£7.19   Used & New from: £0.01
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (26 customer reviews)

The Madwoman in the Attic: The Woman Writer and the Nineteenth-century Literary Imagination (Yale Nota Bene)
8.  The Madwoman in the Attic: The Woman Writer and the Nineteenth-century Literary Imagination (Yale Nota Bene) by Sandra Gilbert
The list author says:
  "apassionate, informative and shocking review of literature through a feminist gaze"
£10.00   Used & New from: £7.39
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

The Madwoman's Underclothes: Essays and Occasional Writings, 1968-85 (Picador Books)
9.  The Madwoman's Underclothes: Essays and Occasional Writings, 1968-85 (Picador Books) by Dr. Germaine Greer
The list author says:
  "funny, witty and intelligent.  another reflection of the capabilities of germaine"
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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The Second Sex (Picador Classics)
10.  The Second Sex (Picador Classics) by Simone de Beauvoir
The list author says:
  "unsurpassed and brilliant"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

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Don't Look Now and Other Stories: Not After Midnight; A Border-Line Case; The Way of the Cross; The Breakthrough
11.  Don't Look Now and Other Stories: Not After Midnight; A Border-Line Case; The Way of the Cross; The Breakthrough by Daphne Du Maurier
The list author says:
  "terrifying and sinister"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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Sylvia Plath. Letters Home 1950-63: Correspondence
12.  Sylvia Plath. Letters Home 1950-63: Correspondence by Sylvia Plath
The list author says:
  "a moving and painful compilation of letters and diary entries"
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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The Bell Jar
13.  The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
The list author says:
  "what every young woman must read"
£6.47   Used & New from: £0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (323 customer reviews)

If I Told You Once
14.  If I Told You Once by Judy Budnitz
The list author says:
  "a brutal, fantastic and funny tale of migration and family values"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

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Exquisite Corpse
15.  Exquisite Corpse by Poppy Z. Brite
The list author says:
  "horrid yet compelling"
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (74 customer reviews)

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Beloved
16.  Beloved by Toni Morrison
The list author says:
  "a wonderful, sad, and piognant look at slavey"
£6.74   Used & New from: £0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (111 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Handmaid's Tale (Contemporary Classics)
17.  The Handmaid's Tale (Contemporary Classics) by Margaret Atwood
The list author says:
  "terrifyingly close?"
£6.29   Used & New from: £0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (420 customer reviews)

Wuthering Heights (Penguin Popular Classics)
18.  Wuthering Heights (Penguin Popular Classics) by Emily Brontė
The list author says:
  "a love story to beat all others?"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (460 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Flesh and the Mirror: Essays on the Art of Angela Carter
19.  Flesh and the Mirror: Essays on the Art of Angela Carter by Lorna Sage
The list author says:
  "no lover of carter should be without this"
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Bad Blood: A Memoir
20.  Bad Blood: A Memoir by Lorna Sage
The list author says:
  "a working class woman's struggle to be recognused and taken seriously"
£7.19   Used & New from: £0.01
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (52 customer reviews)

Feminist Social Work Theory and Practice
21.  Feminist Social Work Theory and Practice by Lena Dominelli
The list author says:
  "no social worker should be without this book"
£25.99   Used & New from: £16.98
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

The Color Purple
22.  The Color Purple by Alice Walker
The list author says:
  "stunning and sad"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (256 customer reviews)

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The New Feminism
23.  The New Feminism by Natasha Walter
The list author says:
  "a new perspective on an age old oppression"
£10.99   Used & New from: £4.13
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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