Novels written by girls utilizing male pen names have been reissued utilizing the authors’ precise names.
The gathering consists of George Eliot’s Middlemarch, which has been reissued beneath the creator’s actual identify, Mary Ann Evans, for the primary time.
The 25 titles have been launched to mark the 25th anniversary of the Women’s Prize for Fiction.
The Reclaim Her Title library options newly commissioned cowl art work from feminine designers.
Different titles within the assortment embrace A Phantom Lover, a gothic horror novel Violet Paget printed beneath the pen identify Vernon Lee.
Additionally featured is Indiana by George Sand, the male pseudonym utilized by the 19th Century French novelist Amantine Aurore Dupin.
Founder director of the Ladies’s Prize for Fiction, Kate Mosse, stated it was “a beautiful method to have fun” the award’s 25th anniversary.
She stated the initiative would proceed a means of “empowering girls, igniting conversations and making certain they get the popularity they deserve”.
Liz Petry, whose mom Anne’s e book Marie of the Cabin Membership is featured within the assortment, stated she was “honoured” to have been approached.
“I am extremely happy with my mom’s work and it excites me that her writing has been launched to a brand new viewers,” she continued.
The complete assortment will be downloaded as free e-books from the website of Baileys, the Ladies’s Prize for Fiction’s former sponsor.
Bodily field units may also be donated to chose libraries throughout the nation.