A testament to inspirational women throughout literature, Erin Blakemores exploration of classic heroines and their equally admirable authors shows todays women how to best tap into their inner strengths and live life with intelligence, grace, vitality and aplomb. This collection of unforgettable charactersincluding Anne Shirley, Jo March, Scarlett OHara, and Jane Eyreand outstanding authorslike Jane Austen, Harper Lee, and Laura Ingalls Wilderis an impassioned look at literatures most compelling heroines, both on the page and off. Readers who found inspiration in books by Toni Morrison, Maud Hart Lovelace, Ursula K. LeGuin, and Alice Walker, or who were moved by literary-themed memoirs like Shelf Discovery and Everything I Needed to Know About Being a Girl I Learned from Judy Blume, get ready to return to the well of womens classic literature with The Heroine's Bookshelf.
- Publication Date:
- 19 / 10 / 2010