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A Doll's House - Henrik Ibsen

Deserves its title as one of the foundational, most influential international works on women's rights and feminism.

Henrik Ibsen, like Gustave Flaubert and Kate Chopin, got it.

Ibsen's Nora, Flaubert's Madame Bovary, and Chopin's Edna are all the same figure: everywoman, oppressed.