Women's Literature

Main

European Authors

Aphra Behn

1640 - 1689

Oroonoko

1688

Maria Edgeworth

1768 - 1849

Irish

The Grateful Negro

1804

American Authors

Leonora Sansay

1773 - 1823

born in Philadelphia

Lydia Maria Child

1802 - 1880

born in New England

Secret History; or, the Horrors of St. Domingo

1808

The Quadroons

1842

Black Authors

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1630

Mary Prince

1788 - 1883

Bermudian

Mary Seacole

1805 - 1881

Jamaican

Harriet Wilson

1825 - 1900

New Hampshire

The History of Mary Prince

1831

Wonderful Adventures of Mrs. Seacole in Many Lands

1857

Our Nig

1859

Pauline Hopkins

1859 - 1930

Massachusetts?

Zora Neale Hurston

1891 - 1960

Florida

Secret History

1900

Their Eyes Were Watching God

1937