Women Writers by Century

11th century

  • Shikibu, Murasaki (Japan, c. 973 or 978 – c. 1014 or 1031)
    • The Diary of Lady Murasaki, tr. Richard Bowring, 2005 (紫式部日記 –Murasaki Shikibu Nikki, 1008-1010)
    • The Tale of Genji ((源氏物語 Genji monogatari, 11th century), translated by (I) Arthur Waley (Tuttle Publishing, 2010, 1155 p.); (II) Edward G. Seidensticker (Alfred A. Knopf, 1993, 1224 p.); (III) Royall Tyler (Penguin Classics, 2002, 1216 p.); (IV) Dennis Washburn’s (W. W. Norton & Company, 2015, 1360 p.);

17th century

  • De La Cruz, Sor Juana Inés (Mexico, 1651 – 1695)
    • Sor Juana Ines de La Cruz: Selected Works, Juana Inés de la Cruz , tr. Edith Grossman, 2015 (1681 – 1693: Ballads 1-2, 24, 44, Redondillas 87, 91 – 92, Epigrams 93 – 97, Decimas 102-103, 106-107, 109, 125, Sonnets 145-149, 152, 164-165, 173, 177, 179, 186-189, 205, El divino Narciso – 1688,  Respuesta a Sor Filotea de la Cruz – 1691, Primero sueño – 1692)

19th century

20th century

21th century