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4.10: Suggestions for Further Reading

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  • Sources on Feminist Criticism

    Beauvoir, Simone de. The Second Sex. Edited and translated by H. M. Parshley. New York: Modern Library, 1952.

    Eagleton, Mary, ed. Feminist Literary Theory: A Reader. 2nd ed. Oxford: Blackwell, 1996.

    Fetterley, Judith. The Resisting Reader: A Feminist Approach to American Fiction. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1978.

    Friedan, Betty. The Feminine Mystique. New York: Norton, 2001.

    hooks, bell. Ain’t I a Woman: Black Women and Feminism. Boston: South End, 1991.

    Kamuf, Peggy. “Writing Like a Woman.” In Women and Language in Literature and Society, edited by Sally McConnell-Ginet, Ruth Borker, and Nelly Furman, 284–99. New York: Praeger, 1980.

    Moi, Toril. Sexual/Textual Politics: Feminist Literary Theory. 2nd ed. New York: Routledge, 2000.

    Woolf, Virginia. A Room of One’s Own. New York: Harvest, 1989.

    Sources on Gender Criticism and Queer Theory

    Abelove, Henry, Michèle Aina Barale, and David M. Halperin, eds. The Lesbian and Gay Studies Reader. New York: Routledge, 1993.

    Beemyn, Brett, and Mickey Elianon, eds. Queer Studies: A Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Anthology. New York: New York University Press, 1996.

    Butler, Judith. Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity. New York: Routledge, 1990.

    Faderman, Lillian. Surpassing the Love of Men: Romantic Friendships and Love between Women from the Renaissance to the Present. New York: William Morrow, 1981.

    Focault, Michel. The Will to Knowledge. Vol. 1 of The History of Sexuality. Translated by Robert Hurley. New York: Random, 1978.

    Hall, Donald E., and Maria Pramaggiore, eds. RePresenting Bisexualities: Subjects and Cultures of Fluid Desire. New York: New York University Press, 1996.

    Jagose, Annamarie. Queer Theory: An Introduction. New York: New York University Press, 1996.

    Lorde, Audre. Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches. Trumansburg, NY: Crossing, 1984.

    Sources on Masculinity Studies

    Adams, Rachel, and David Savran, eds. The Masculinity Studies Reader. Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2002.

    Connell, R. W., and Raewyn Connell. Masculinities. 2nd ed. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2005.

    Jackson, Ronald L., II, and Murali Balaji, eds. Global Masculinities and Manhood. Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 2011.

    Kimmel, Michael S. The Gender of Desire: Essays on Male Sexuality. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2005.

    ———. The History of Men: Essays on the History of American and British Masculinities. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2005.

    ———, Jeff Hearn, and R. W. Connell, eds. Handbook of Studies on Men and Masculinities. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2005.

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