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List of famous and noteable women as explemplars of the creative process.

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Women contributors to scienctific understanding of the world have generally been overlooked until recently.

This list represents women who have been noted with either an image or book(s) about their work.

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Abigail Adams
Countess Maria D'Agoult
Louisa May Alcott
Isabel Allende
Julia Alvarez

Maya Angelou
Hannah Arendt
Karen Armstrong
Bettina von Arnim

Daisy Ashford
Margot Asquith
Mary Astell
Gertrude Atherton
Margaret Atwood
Jean Auel
Countess d'Aulnoy
Jane Austen


Joanna Baillie
xKatharine Lee Bates
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
xSimone de Beauvoir
Alphra Behn
xAnnie Besant

Hildegard von Bingen
Elizabeth Bishop
Isabella Bird Bishop
Helena Petrovna Blavatsky
xJudy Blume
Louise Bogan

xAnne Bradstreet
xFredrika Bremer
Vera Mary Britain
The Brontes: Charlotte & Emily
Gwendolyn Brooks
xMargaret Wise Brown

Pearl S. Buck
xFrances Hodgson Burnett
Fanny Burney

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Rachel Carson
Willa Cather
Margaret Cavendish

Kate Chopin
Agatha Christie
Sandra Cisneros
xMary Higgins Clark

xCatherine Trotter Cockburn
xLouise Colet
Vittoria Colonna
Hannah Cowley
Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz


Clemence Dane
Grazia Deledda
Emily Dickinson
xJoan Didion
xIsak Dinesen
Hilda Doolittle, “H.D.”
xRita Dove
Marguerite Durand


Maria Edgeworth
George Eliot
Juliana Horatia Ewing


Susan Faludi
Jessie Redmon Fauset
xEdna Ferber
xFanny Fern

Dorothy Canfield Fisher
xM. F. K. Fisher
Zelda Fitzgerald

Anne Frank
Marie Louise von Franz
xAntonia Fraser
xMarilyn French
xBetty Friedan
Margaret Fuller


Zona Gale
Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
Charlotte Perkins Stetson Gilman
Nikki Giovanni
Elinor Glyn

Emma Goldman
Nadine Gordimer
Marie-Olympe de Gouges
Grace Greenwood
Lady Augusta Gregory


Sarah Josepha Hale
Edith Hamilton
Lorraine Hansberry
Frances Ellen Watkins Harper
Frances Ridley Havergal

Lillian Hellman
Felicia Hemans
Marguerite Henry
Georgette Heyer

S. E. Hinton
bell hooks
Julia Ward Howe
Fannie Hurst
Zora Neale Hurston


Jovita Idar

Shirley Jackson
Harriet Jacobs
Jane Jacobs
Alice James

Elizabeth Keckley
Henrietta Keddie
Helen Keller
Frances Anne Kemble
Frances Parkinson Keyes

Mary Henrietta Kingsley
Maxine Hong Kingston
Barbara Kingsolver


Selma Lagerlof
Lady Caroline Lamb

Harper Lee
Ursula Le Guin
Ninon de l'Enclos
Madeleine L'Engle
Doris Lessing
Denise Levertov

Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Jane Loudon
Countess of Lovelace
Amy Lowell


Harriet Martineau
Mary McCarthy
Carson McCullers
Phyliss McGinley
Margaret Mead
Grace Metalious

Edna St. Vincent Millay
Gabriela Mistral
Margaret Mitchell
Mary Russell Mitford

Nicholasa Mohr
xElizabeth Montagu
xLucy Maud Montgomery
Marianne Moore
Hannah More
Toni Morrison


Ada Negri
Edith Nesbit
Lorine Niedecker
Anais Nin
Kathleen Norris
Caroline Norton

Joyce Carol Oates
Flannery O'Connor
Margaret Oliphant
Amelia Opie

Dorothy Parker
Lucy Parsons
Katherine Paterson
Katherine “Orinda” Philips
Christine di Pisan
Sylvia Plath
Katherine Anne Porter
Beatrix Potter


Marie Louise de la Ramee
Ayn Rand
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

Madame Recamier
Jean Rhys
Anne Rice
Adrienne Rich

Eleanor Roosevelt
Christina Rossetti
J. K. Rowling
Muriel Rukeyser


Nelly Leonie Sachs
Vita Sackville-West
Francoise Sagan
George Sand

Dorothy Scarborough
xOlive Emilie Albertina Schreiner
Catharine Maria Sedgwick
Anna Sewell
Anne Sexton
xNtozake Shange
Mary Shelley

Lydia Sigourney
May Sinclair
Edith Sitwell

Lillian Smith
Muriel Spark

Madame de Stael
Gertrude Stein
Gloria Steinem
Harriet Beecher Stowe
xJan Struther

Mae Swenson
Wislawa Szymborska


Ida M. Tarbill
xSusie King Taylor
Sara Teasdale

Celia Thaxter
Dorothy Thompson
Hester Thrale

Flora Tristan
Sojourner Truth


Evelyn Underhill
Sigrid Undset


Comtesse de la Fayette
Alice Walker
Margaret Walker
Mercy Otis Warren

Ida Wells-Barnett
Eudora Welty
Mathilde Wesendonck
Dorothy West
Rebecca West

Edith Wharton
Phillis Wheatley
Laura Ingalls Wilder
Augusta Jane Evans Wilson
Harriet E. Wilson

Mary Wollstonecraft
Virginia Woolf

Charlotte Mary Yonge
Xue Tao

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