PAL: Perspectives in American Literature - A Research and Reference Guide - An Ongoing Project

© Paul P. Reuben

Appendix B: Minorities and Women Studies

Women Studies

 Page Links: | Selected Bibliography 1980-1999 | Selected Bibliography 2000-2005 | Selected Bibliography 2006-Present | MLA Style Citation of this Web Page |

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Selected Bibliography 1980-1999

Abel, Elizabeth, Barbara Christian, and Helene Moglen. eds. Female Subjects in Black and White: Race, Psychoanalysis, Feminism. U Of California P, 1997.

Ammons, Elizabeth. Conflicting Stories: American Women Writers at the Turn into the Twentieth Century. NY: Oxford UP, 1991.

Baraka, Imamu Amiri. Confirmation: An Anthology of African American Women. NY: Morrow, 1983. PS508 .N3 C66

Baker, Houston A. Workings of the Spirit: The Poetics of Afro-American Women's Writing. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1991. PS153 .N5 B28

Benstock, Shari, Feminist Issues In Literary Scholarship. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1987. PN98 .W64 F37 1987

Case, Sue-Ellen. Performing Feminisms: Feminist Critical Theory and Theatre. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1990. PN1590 .W64 P4

Dearborn, Mary V. Pocahontas's Daughters: Gender and Ethnicity in American Culture. NY: Oxford UP, 1986. PS147 .D43

Evans, Mari. Black Women Writers 1950-1980: A Critical Evaluation. Garden City, N.Y.: Anchor P/Doubleday, 1984. PS153 .N5 B558

Freeman, Barbara C. The Feminine Sublime: Gender and Excess in Women's Fiction. U of California P, 1995.

Gates, Henry Louis. Reading Black, Reading Feminist: A Critical Anthology. NY: Meridian Book, 1990. PS153 .N5 R38

Gelfant, Blanche H. Women Writing in America: Voices in Collage. Hanover: UP of New England, 1984. PS147 .G4

Gilbert, Sandra M. No Man's Land: The Place of the Woman Writer in the Twentieth Century. New Haven: Yale U P, 1988-. PR116 .G5

---. The Norton Anthology of Literature by Women: The Tradition in English. NY: Norton, 1985. PS508 .W7 G54

Horno-Delgado, Asuncion. Breaking Boundaries: Latina Writing and Critical Readings. Amherst: U of Massachusetts P, 1989. PS153 .H56 B74

Humm, Maggie. Border Traffic: Strategies of Contemporary Women Writers. NY: Manchester UP ; NY: St. Martin's P, 1991. PR116 .H8

Inge, Tonette Bond. Southern Women Writers: The New Generation. Tuscaloosa: U of Alabama P, 1990. PS151 .W6

Lim, Shirley. The Forbidden Stitch: An Asian American Women's Anthology. Corvallis, OR: Calyx Books, 1989. PS 153 .A84 F66

Loeffelholz, Mary. Experimental Lives: Women and Literature, 1900-1945. NY: Twayne, 1992.

Mainiero, Lina. American Women Writers: A Critical Reference Guide from Colonial Times to the Present. NY: Ungar, 1979-1982. Ref PS147 .A4

Rogers, Katharine M. The Meridian Anthology of Early American Women Writers: from Anne Bradstreet to Louisa May Alcott, 1650-1865. NY: 1991. PS508 .W7 M47

Saxton, Marsha. With Wings: An Anthology of Literature by and about Women with Disabilities. NY: Feminist P at the City U of NY, 1987. PS508 .P56 W58

Tate, Claudia. Black Women Writers at Work. NY: Continuum, 1983. PS153 .N5 B56

Wall, Cheryl A. Changing Our Own Words: Essays on Criticism, Theory, and Writing. New Brunswick: Rutgers UP, 1989. PS153 .N5 C44

Westbrook, Arlen. The Writing Women of New England, 1630-1900: An Anthology. Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow P, 1982. PS541 .W7

Winders, James A. Gender, Theory, and the Canon. Madison, Wis.: U of Wisconsin P, 1991. HQ1190 .W56

Selected Bibliography 2000-2005

Benstock, Shari, A Suzanne Ferriss, and Susanne Woods. Handbook of Literary Feminisms. NY: Oxford UP, 2002.

Boyd, Anne E. Writing for Immortality: Women and the Emergence of High Literary Culture in America. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 2004.

Entzminger, Betina. The Belle Gone Bad: White Southern Women Writers and the Dark Seductress. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State UP, 2002.

Foster, Gwendolyn A. Troping the Body: Gender, Etiquette, and Performance. Carbondale: Southern Illinois UP, 2000.

Herrera-Postlewate, Marisa. How and Why I Write: Redefining Hispanic Women's Writing and Experience. NY: Peter Lang, 2003.

Kafka, Phillipa. On the Outside Looking In(dian): Indian Women Writers at Home and Abroad. NY: Peter Lang, 2003.

Kang, Laura. Compositional Subjects: Enfiguring Asian/American Women. Durham: Duke UP, 2002.

Kent, Kathryn R. Making Girls into Women: American Women's Writing and the Rise of Lesbian Identity. Durham: Duke UP, 2003.

Paes de Barros, Deborah. Fast Cars and Bad Girls: Nomadic Subjects and Women's Road Stories. NY: Peter Lang, 2004.

Pagnattaro, Marisa A. In Defiance of the Law: From Anne Hutchinson to Toni Morrison. NY: Peter Lang, 2001.

Pernal, Mary. Explorations in Contemporary Feminist Literature: The Battle against Oppression for Writers of Color, Lesbian and Transgender Comunities. NY: Peter Lang, 2002.

Selected Bibliography 2006-Present

Anderson, Lisa M. Black Feminism in Contemporary Drama. Urbana: U of Illinois P, 2007.

Blake, Debra J. Chicana Sexuality and Gender: Cultural Refiguring in Literature, Oral History, and Art. Durham, NC: Duke UP, 2008.

Browder, Laura. Her Best Shot: Women and Guns in America. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 2006.

Browdy de Hernandez, Jennifer. African Women Writing Resistance: An Anthology of Contemporary Voices. Madison: U of Wisconsin P, 2010.

Brown, Ruth N. Black Girlhood Celebration: Toward a Hip-Hop Feminist Pedagogy. NY: Peter Lang, 2009.

Clarke, Deborah. Driving Women: Fiction and Automobile Culture in Twentieth-Century America. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins UP, 2007.

Collins, Patricia H. From Black Power to Hip Hop: Racism, Nationalism, and Feminism. Philadelphia, PA: Temple UP, 2006.

Contreras, Sheila M. Blood Lines: Myth, Indigenism, and Chicana/o Literature. Austin: U of Texas P, 2008.

Fulton, DoVeanna S. Speaking Power: Black Feminist Orality in Women's Narratives of Slavery. Albany: State U of New York P, 2006.

Henninger, Katherine. Ordering the Facade: Photography and Contemporary Southern Women's Writing. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 2007.

Hogg, Charlotte. From the Garden Club: Rural Women Writing Community. Lincoln: U of Nebraska P, 2006.

Hong, Grace K. The Ruptures of American Capital: Women of Color Feminism and the Culture of Immigrant Labor. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 2006.

Kelley, Mary. Learning to Stand & Speak: Women, Education, and Public Life in America's Republic. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, for Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, 2006.

Laffrado, Laura. Uncommon Women: Gender and Representation in Nineteenth-Century U. S. Women's Writing. Columbus: Ohio State UP, 2009.

Lawrence, Deborah. Writing the Trail: Five Women's Frontier Narratives. Iowa City: U of Iowa P, 2006.

Lewis, Nghana T. Entitled to the Pedestal: Place, Race, and Progress in White Southern Women's Writing, 1920-1945. Iowa City: U of Iowa P, 2007.

Mix, Deborah M. A Vocabulary of Thinking: Gertrude Stein and Contemporary North American Women's Innovative Writing. Iowa City: U of Iowa P, 2007.

Neal, Lynn S. Romancing God: Evangelical Women and Inspirational Fiction. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 2006.

Petty, Leslie. Romancing the Vote: Feminist Activism in American Fiction, 1870-1920. Athens: U of Georgia P, 2006.

Sempruch, Justyna. Fantasies of Gender and the Witch in Feminist Theory and Literature. West Lafayette, IN: Purdue UP, 2008.

Sharpley-Whiting, T. Pimps Up, Ho's Down: Hip Hop's Hold On Young Black Women. NY: New York UP, 2007.

Steadman, Jennifer B. Traveling Economies: American Women's Travel Writing. Columbus: Ohio State UP, 2007.

MLA Style Citation of this Web Page

Reuben, Paul P. "PAL: Appendix B: Women Studies." PAL: Perspectives in American Literature- A Research and Reference Guide. URL: (provide page date or date of your login). 

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