9 Dreadful Things Book Lovers Don't Like | Self Publishing Blog. List of Great Books Written About Women | Publishing Blog India. Vanquishing conventional stereotypes, women in today’s world have made deep impressions in all areas of study, play and research. Women’s literature has always been a genre near and dear to the hearts of many. Numerous powerful female centric classics have had women authors who have written with such vigor and passion that their tales feel almost lifelike.
We bring to you a list of 15 of the greatest pieces of literature written about women, by women : Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte (1847) Jane Eyre is a bildungsroman, which is a story that depicts the development of a character. It revolves around Jane, an orphan, who faces great struggles in her life due to the oppression of patriarchy. The book continues to remain on most of the lists for the best classics, and is an extremely influential text in the literary world. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott (1868) The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy (1997) Roy’s debut novel won the Booker Prize the year it was published.