Selected Bibliography

[H-Women Co-Editor's Note In the fall of 1994, H-Women subscriber Barbara Norton queried the list for suggestions of readings related to feminist biography. She compiled the following from her own reading and from the suggestions of other H-Women subscribers. --Cheryl Malone]

Alpern, Sara et al, eds. The Challenge of Feminist Biography: Writing the Lives of Modern American Women. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1992.

Ascher, Carol et al, eds. Between Women: Writers, Novelists, Critics, Teachers and Artists Write about Their Work on Women. Boston: Beacon Press, 1989.

Bell, Susan Groag and Marilyn Yalom, eds. Revealing Lives: Autobiography, Biography and Gender. New York: SUNY Press, 1990.

Benstock, Shari, ed. The Private Self: Theory and Practice of Women's Autobiographical Writings. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1988.

Hall, Jacquelyn Dowd. "Epilog." In Revolt against Chivalry: Jessie Daniel Ames and the Women's Campaign against Lynching. Revised ed. New York: Columbia University Press, 1993.

Heilbrun, Carolyn. Writing a Woman's Life. New York: W. W. Norton, 1988.

Iles, Teresa, ed. All Sides of the Subject: Women and Biography. Teachers College Press, 1992.

Interpreting Women's Lives: Feminist Theories and Personal Narratives. The Personal Narratives Group, ed. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1989.

Magarey, Susan, ed. Writing Lives Feminist: Biography and Autobiography. Adelaide: Australian Feminist Studies, 1992.

Stanley, Liz. "Moments of Writing: Is There a Feminist Auto/biography?" Gender and History (Spring, 1990).

Quilligan, Maureen. "Rewriting History: The Difference of Feminist Biography." The Yale Review (Winter, 1988): 259-86.

Wagner-Martin, Linda. Telling Women's Lives. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1994.

See also the journal a/b: Auto/Biography Studies.

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