The purpose of feminist literature, which can be fiction or nonfiction, is to define, create and protect equal rights for woman. This includes social, political, economic, and civil rights. The literature frequently points out inequality between the roles of men and women, especially as it pertains to power, privilege and status, and usually identifies negative consequences to this inequality for society, men and women, communities and families.
You can find and read feminist literature as far back as the 15th century and up until today. The authors of the literature include men as well as women. Read more