If you’ve finished List#2, here are 50 more excellent works by women…
Sense and Sensibility, Jane Austen, England, 1811.
Mansfield Park, Jane Austen, England, 1814.
Emma, Jane Austen, England, 1816.
Northanger Abbey, Jane Austen, England, 1818.
Consuelo , George Sand, France, 1842-1843.
Agnes Grey, Anne Bronte, England, 1847.
Shirley, Charlotte Bronte, England, 1849.
Villette, Charlotte Bronte, England, 1853.
North and South, Elizabeth Gaskell, England, 1853.
Adam Bede, George Eliot, England, 1859.
The Mill on the Floss, George Eliot, England, 1860.
Silas Marner, George Eliot, England, 1861.
Daniel Deronda, George Eliot, England, 1876.
Gösta Berling’s Saga, Selma Lagerlöf, Sweden, 1891.*
Three Lives, Gertrude Stein, United States, 1909.
O Pioneers!, Willa Cather, United States, 1913.*
My Antonia, Willa Cather, United States, 1918.*
The Age of Innocence, Edith Wharton, United States, 1920.***
Hungry Hearts, Anzia Yezierska, Poland, 1920
Bread Givers, Anzia Yezierska, Poland, 1925.
The Mysterious Affair at Styles, Agatha Christie, England, 1925.***
The Master of Hestviken, Sigrid Undset, Norway, 1925 to 1927.*
To the Lighthouse, Virginia Woolf , England, 1927.
Orlando, Virginia Woolfe, England, 1928.
The Man Who Loved Children, Christina Stead, Australia, 1940
Transit, Anna Seghers, Germany, 1944.**
Delta Wedding, Eudora Welty, United States, 1946.***
The Member of the Wedding, Carson McCullers, United States, 1946.
The Heat of the Day, Elizabeth Bowen, England, 1949.
Love in a Cold Climate, Nancy Mitford, England, 1949.
The Grass is Singing, Doris Lessing, England, 1950.***
Strangers on a Train, Patricia Highsmith, England, 1950.***
Faces in the Water, Janet Frame, New Zealand, 1961.*
A Severed Head, Iris Murdoch, Ireland, 1961.**
L’astragale , Albertine Sarrazin, Algeria/France, 1965.
Everything that Rises Must Converge, Flannery O’Connor, United States, 1965.**
The Bay of Noon, Shirley Hazzard, Australia, 1970. **
The Complete Stories , Flannery O’Connor, United States, 1971. **
The Needle’s Eye, Margaret Drabble, England, 1972.
Fear of Flying, Erica Jong, United States, 1973.
A Reckoning, May Sarton, Belgium, United States, 1978.
Burger’s Daughter, Nadine Gordimer, South Africa, 1979.***
Re: Colonised Planet 5, Shikasta, Doris Lessing, England, 1979.***
The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty, Eudora Welty, United States, 1980.***
The Well , Elizabeth Jolley, England/Australia, 1986.***
Beloved, Toni Morrison, United States, 1987.***
Alias Grace, Margaret Atwood, Canada, 1996.***
Primeval and other times, Olga Tokarczuk, Poland, 1997 (tied with House of Day, House of Night 1998).***
The Blind Assassin, Margaret Atwood, Canada, 2000.***
Death in Spring, Mercè Rodoreda, Catalonia/Spain, 2009.*
*The author and/or work has won or has been a finalist for at least one major literary award.
** The author and/or work has won or has been a finalist for at least two major literary awards.
*** The author and/or work has won or has been a finalist for three or more major literary awards.