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List:  Feminista 100 Greatest Works of 20th Century Fiction by Women Writers


Slouching Towards Bethlehem (1968) - Joan Didion (12/05/1934 -12/23/2021)  (Grade:A+)

The Talented Mr. Ripley (1955) - Patricia Highsmith (01/19/1921 -2/04/1995)  (Grade:A)

Their Eyes Were Watching God (1937) - Zora Neale Hurston (1/07/1891 -1/28/1960)  (Grade:B)

To Kill a Mockingbird (1960) - Harper Lee (4/28/1926 -2/19/2016)  (Grade:A+)

The Return of the Soldier (1918) - Rebecca West (1892-1983)  (Grade:A+)

Ethan Frome (1911) - Edith Wharton (1/24/1862 -8/11/1937)  (Grade:A)

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1969) - Maya Angelou (1928-)  (Grade:B)

Hotel Du Lac (1984) - Anita Brookner (1928-)  (Grade:C+)

Possession: A Romance (1990) - A.S. [Antonia Susan] Byatt (8/24/1936 -)  (Grade:A+)

The Awakening (1899) - Kate Chopin (1851-1904)  (Grade:B+)

Out of Africa (1937) - Isak Dinesen (1885-1962)  (Grade:B+)

Heat and Dust (1975) - Ruth Prawer Jhabvala (1923-)  (Grade:C)

The Golden Notebook (1962) - Doris Lessing (-)  (Grade:F)

Moon Tiger (1987) - Penelope Lively (1933-)  (Grade:B-)

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1925) - Anita Loos (1893-1981)  (Grade:A)

The Heart is a Lonely Hunter (1940) - Carson McCullers (2/19/1917 -9/29/1967)  (Grade:D)

Beloved (1987) - Toni Morrison (2/18/1931 -8/05/2019)  (Grade:F)

House of Splendid Isolation (1994) - Edna O'Brien (1932-)  (Grade:C)

The Shipping News (1993) - E. Annie Proulx (1935 -)  (Grade:C-)

Wide Sargasso Sea (1966) - Jean Rhys (8/24/1890 -5/14/1979)  (Grade:F-)

The God of Small Things (1997) - Arundhati Roy (1961-)  (Grade:C)

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1961) - Muriel Spark (2/01/1918 -4/12/2006)  (Grade:D)

The Color Purple (1982) - Alice Walker (1944 -)  (Grade:B+)