Primary texts:

Brontë, Charlotte. Jane Eyre (1846) Butler, Octavia. Kindred (1979) Chernin, Kim. In My Mother’s House (1994) Ozecki, Ruth. My Year of Meats (1999) Rhys, Jean. Wide Sargasso Sea (1966) Woolf, Virginia. A Room of One’s Own (1929)

In the course compendium (secondary texts):

• Cixous, Helene, “The Laugh of the Medusa” (1975) • Davis, Angela Y., from Women, Race and Class (1981), pp. 30-98 • De Beauvoir, Simone, from The Second Sex (trans. Deirdre Bair), pp. 53-81 • Gilbert, Sandra M. and Susan Gubar, “Infection in the Sentence: The Woman Writer and the Anxiety of Authorship” (1979) • Moi, Toril, from Sexual/Textual Politics (1985), pp. 21-69 • Spivak, Gayatri, “Three Women’s Texts and a Critique of Imperialism” (1985) • Excerpts from the revised edition of This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color (2002)

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