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Women heroes (Topical Term)

Preferred form: Women heroes
Used for/see from:
  • Earlier heading: Heroines
See also:

Work cat.: 94-72287: Uncommon heroes : a celebration of heroes and role models for gay and lesbian Americans, 1994.

Hennepin (Heroes and heroines, Gay and lesbian)

Njau, R. Kenya women heroes and their mystical power, 1984.

Scott. Dict.: p. 427 (hero: person admired for bravery, great deeds or noble qualities)

Thorndike St. Dictionary: p. 518 (hero: person admired for contribution to a particular field)

Here are entered works on women who have performed courageous acts or are admired for bravery, great deeds, or noble qualities. Works on the principal female characters of literary works are entered under Heroines in literature.

Note under Heroines in literature