English 305 Suggested Readings


Boone, Joseph Allen.  Tradition/Counter Tradition: Love and the Form of Fiction.  Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1989.  CALL NUMBER: PR830 .L69 B6 1987

Chesler, Phyllis. Women and Madness. Doubleday, 1972. CALL NUMBER: RC451.4.W6 C47

Chodorow, Nancy. Femininities, Masculinities, Sexualities: Freud and Beyond.  University Press of Kentucky, 1994. CALL NUMBER: BF175.5.S48 C47 1994

----.  "Gender, Relation, and Difference in Psychoanalytic Perspective.  In The Future of Difference. Eisenstein and Jardine, eds. New York: G.K. Hall, 1980. CALL NUMBER: HQ1426 .F89 1980

----.  The Reproduction of Mothering: Psychoanalysis and the Sociology of Gender.  University of California Press, 1978.  CALL NUMBER: HQ759 .C56

Cixous, Helene.  From The Laugh of the Medusa, in New French Feminisms, Elaine Marks and Isabelle de Courtivron, eds.  Boston: University of Massachusetts Press, 1980 CALL NUMBER: HQ1617.N43

Digby, Anne. "Women's Biological Straitjacket."  In Sexuality and Subordination: Interdisciplinary Studies of Gender in the Nineteenth Century.  Ed. Susan Mendus and Jane Rendall.  London: Routledge, 1989.

Drinka, George Frederick. The Birth of Neurosis: Myth, Malady, and the Victorians.  New York: Simon and Schuster, 1984.  CALL NUMBER: RC339.E85 D75 1984

Foucault, Michel. Madness and Civilization:  A History of Insanity in the Age of Reason. Pantheon Books, 1965. CALL NUMBER: RC438 .F613

Gilbert, Sandra and Susan Gubar.  The Madwoman in the Attic: The Woman Writer and the Nineteenth-Century Literary Imagination.  New Haven: Yale University Press, 1979. CALL NUMBER: PR115 .G5

Hirsch, Marianne.  "Maternity and Rememory: Toni Morrison's Beloved."  In Donna Basin, et al, ed.  Representations of Motherhood.  New Haven: Yale UP, 1994.

Hunter, Dianne.  "Hysteria, Psychoanalysis and Feminism: The Case of Anna O."  In The (M)other Tongue: Essays in Feminist Psychoanalytic Interpretation.  Cornell University Press, 1985.  CALL NUMBER: PN98.P75 M67 1985

Jagger, Alison, M., "Love and Knowledge: Emotion in Feminist Epistemology."  In Jagger, Alison and Susan R. Bordo, ed.  Gender/Body/Knowledge: Feminist Reconstructions of Being and Knowing. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1992.  CALL NUMBER: BD450 .G4455 1989

Jardine, Alice. Gynesis Configurations of Woman and Modernity. Cornell University Press, 1985. CALL NUMBER: HQ1206 .J37 1985

Kahane, Claire.  In Dora's Case:  Freud--Hysteria--Feminism.  Columbia University Press, 1990. CALL NUMBER: RC532 .I5 1990

Laing, R. D. The Divided Self: An Existential Study in Sanity and Madness.  Penguin Books, 1969. CALL NUMBER: RC465 .L30 1969

----.  Sanity, Madness and the Family (Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1970) CALL NUMBER: RC514.L273

Lightman, Bernard, ed.  Victorian Science in Context.  Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1997.  CALL NUMBER: Q127.G4 V45 1997

Matus, Jill.  "Disclosure as 'Cover-up': The Discourse of Madness in Lady Audley's Secret."  University of Toronto Quarterly 62.3 (Spring 1993): 332-55.

Page, Philip.  "'Anything Dead Coming Back to Life Hurts': Circularity in Beloved."  In Dangerous Freedom: Fusion and Fragmentation in Toni Morrion's Novels.  Jackson: UP of Mississippi, 1995.  CALL NUMBER: PS3563 .O8749 Z82 1996

Peterson, M. Jeanne.  "The Victorian Governess: Status Incongruence in Family and Society."  In Martha Vicinus, ed.  Suffer and Be Still: Women in the Victorian Age.  Indiana University Press, 1973.  CALL NUMBER: HQ1596.V5 1972

Poovey, Mary.  "Scenes of an Indelicate Character."  In The Making of the Modern Body: Sexuality and Society in the Nineteenth Century.  Ed. Catherine Gallagher and Thomas Laqueur.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 1987.  137-168.  CALL NUMBER: HQ23 .M29 1987

Scull, Andrew, ed.  Madhouses, Mad-Doctors, and and Madmen: The Social History of Psychiatry in the Victorian Era.  Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1981.  CALL NUMBER: RC450 .G7 M26 1981

Showalter, Elaine. The Female Malady: Women, Madness, and English Culture, 1830-1980.  Pantheon Books, 1985. CALL NUMBER: RC451.4.W6 S56 1985

----. “Representing Ophelia: Women, Madness and the Responsibilities of Feminist Criticism.”  In Susan Wofford, ed.  Hamlet: Complete, Authoritative Text with Biographical and Historical Contexts, Critical History, and Essays.  Bedford Books of St. Martin's Press, c1994. CALL NUMBER: PR2807.A2 W64 1994

Shuttleworth, Sally, “’Preaching to the Nerves’: Psychological Disorder in Sensation Fiction."  In Marina Benjamin, ed.  A Question of Identity: Women, Science, and Literature.  New Brusnwick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1993.  CALL NUMBER: PN56 .W64 Q47 1993

----.  Charlotte Brontë and Victorian Psychology.  NY: Cambridge University Press, 1996.

Skultans, Vieda.  Madness and Morals: Ideas on Insanity in the Nineteenth Century.  London and Boston: Routledge 1975.  CALL NUMBER:  RC450 .G7 M27

Small, Helen.  Love's Madness: Medicine, the Novel, and Female Insanity, 1800-1865.  Clarendon Press ; Oxford University Press, 1996.  PR868.M46 S63 1996

Spivak, Gayatri.  "Three Women's Texts and a Critique of Colonialism."  In Warhol, Robyn R. et al, ed., Feminisms: An Anthology of Literary Theory and Criticism. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers UP; 1997. pp. 896-912.  CALL NUMBER: PN98 .W64 F366 1991

Stern, Rebecca.  “’Personation’ and ‘Good Marking-Ink’: Sanity, Performativity, and Biology in Victorian Sensation Fiction."   Nineteenth-Century Studies 14 (2000): 35-62. 

Woolf, Virginia.  A Room of One's Own.  San Diego : Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 1957 c. 1929.  CALL NUMBER: PR6045 .O72 R6 1957

Yalom, Marilyn. Maternity, Mortality, and the Literature of Madness.  Pennsylvania State University Press, c1985.  CALL NUMBER: PN56.M45 Y3 1985


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