Intro to Women Writers Digital Reader

Writing Resources

10 Things You Need to Know About Writing as an Act of Communication
(this ebook is free, even on iTunes and Google Play!)

10 Things You Need To Know About College Writing (this book is not free; it is 99 cents.  You can buy it on iTunes or HERE)

Professor Rodgers' Guide to the Purdue OWL

What Is the MLA?

What Is Writing? A Brief Introduction to Writing As an Act of Communication
(the Open Access edition of this ebook is free!)

 Notes on Close Reading (Professor Kelley)

Writing About Literature: Three Web Texts

Intro to Women's Studies

Excerpt from Simone de Beauvoir's The Second Sex

Simone de Beauvoir's The Second Sex (new translation)

Excerpt from Betty Fridan's The Feminine Mystique

Beyond the Natural Body: An Archaeology of Sex Hormones by Nelly Oudshoorn

Sex/Gender Debate

Excerpt from Judith Butler's Gender Trouble

Women and Writing in the 20th and 21st Centuries

On Reading The Madwoman in the Attic

The Madwoman in the Attic by Sandra Gilbert and Susan Gubar

"Scent of a Woman's Ink" by Francine Prose

V.S. Naipaul on Women Writers

"The Second Shelf" by Meg Wolitzer

Virginia Woolf Resources (see below for links to Woolf's works)

The Women Novelists by Reginald Brimley Johnson (1918)

"The Slant of the Kitchen Chair: Reassessing Woolf's Relationship to Her Nineteenth Century Predecessors" by Emily Blair

1929 New York Times Book Review of Woolf's A Room of One's Own

1920 NewYork Times Book Review of Woolf's A Voyage Out

Chapter 1 of Hermione Lee's Biography of Virginia Woolf

Women and Literature Resources

Women's Voices in the Novel:  From Pamela to Jane Eyre

Western Literature Timeline

Women Writers Rare Book Exhibit (UNT)

List of 18th c. Women Writers (Wikipedia)

"Stitch Bitch: The Patchwork Girl" by Shelley Jackson

Frankenstein eText Web Site

Charlotte Perkins Gilman, “The Cottagette,” 1910
Women and Economics: A Study of the Economic Relation Between Men and Women as a Factor in Social Evolution
, 1898
Gilman, “Anger and the Enemy,” 1911 [online];
Mina Loy, “Feminist Manifesto,” 1914 (255-257);
Dorothy Richardson, “Women and the Future,” 1924 (123-127)


Chekov, Anton.  "The Lady With the Pet Dog"

Chopin, Kate.  "The Story of an Hour"

Daitch, Susan.  "Diggers"

Oates, Joyce.  "The Lady With the Pet Dog"


Austen, Jane

Behn, Aphra

Bronte, Charlotte

Burney, Frances

Choi, Susan.  American Woman, Person of Interest

Chopin, Kate

Daitch, Susan. LC.

Dinesen, Isak

Edgeworth, Maria

Eliot, George

Gaskell, Elizabeth

Hurston, Zora Neale
"The Gilded Six Bits"

Haywood, Eliza:  Fantomina, The History of Miss Betsy Thoughtless

Lennox, Charlotte

Manley, Delavier

McCullers, Carson. "Instant of the Hour After"

Montagu, Lady Mary Wortley

More, Hannah

Oates, Joyce Carol. 
stories: "The Dead"; "Metamorphosis"; "The Lady With the Pet Dog"; "Washington Square"
"Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?"

Paley, Grace

Rivera, Elena

Rukeyser, Muriel: Despisals
Night and Day (Novel--1919) Read Now
Monday or Tuesday (Short Stories--1921) Read Now
Jacob's Room (Novel--1922) Read Now
Mrs Dalloway (Novel--1925) Read Now
The Common Reader (Essays--1925) Read Now
To the Lighthouse (Novel--1927) Read Now
Orlando: A Biography (Novel--1928) Read Now
A Room of One's Own (Essay--1929) Read Now
The Waves (Novel--1931) Read Now
Flush: A Biography (1933) Read Now
The Common Reader Second Series (Essays--1935) Read Now
The Years (Novel 1937) Read Now
Three Guineas (Essay--1938) Read Now
Between the Acts (Novel 1941) Read Now
Collected Essays Read Now
Collected Short Stories Read Now
Granite and Rainbow (Essays)

Some Blog Posts By Students About Gender Issues

List of Feminist Authors from

Feminist Books & Feminist Authors
The Beauty Myth by Naomi Wolf
Simone de Beauvoir - Biography & Interview
Simone de Beauvoir - The Second Sex
Simone de Beauvoir - The Master-Slave Relationship
Zillah Eisenstein - The Radical Future of Liberal Feminism
Iris Marion Young - Throwing like a Girl
Janet Wolff - Historiography
Virginia Woolf - Three Guineas
Kara Walker - Narratives of a Negress
Desi Di Nardo - Feminist Poet
Jessica Valenti - Full Frontal Feminism
Veronica Chambers - Kickboxing Geishas
Valerie Miner - After Eden
The End of Capitalism: A Feminist Critique of Political Economy
Karen Brodine: Tribute to a Feminist Poet
Germaine Greer: The Female Eunuch
21st century black warrior wimmins chant. By Hattie Gossett
is it true what they say about colored pussy? By Hattie Gossett
Biography of Feminist Poet Hattie Gossett
Was shrewish Shakespeare a feminist bard?
Postmodern Marxist Feminism in Shakespeare
A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, By Mary Wollstonecraft
Linda Hutcheon: Theorizing Feminism & Postmodernity
Asian Activists Nellie Wong & Merle Woo
Laleh Bakhtiar's "The Sublime Quran"
Gender Trouble by Judith Butler
The Problem that Has No Name
The Happy Housewife HeroineFemi


2014 I, Frankenstein (characters) (post-production)
2011 National Theatre Live (TV series)
Frankenstein (2011) (novel)
2010 Child of Frankenstein (short) (based on a concept by)
2010 Frankenstein Rising (characters by)
2010 Bikini Frankenstein (video) (novel)
2010 The Prometheus Project (novel)
2008 The Last Man (novel)
2004 Frankenstein (TV movie) (certain original characters - uncredited)
2004 Frankenstein (TV mini-series) (book "Frankenstein")
2002 La sangre de Frankenstein (video) (novel "Frankenstein")
1999 Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet Frankenstein (video) (character - uncredited)
1998 Dead Time Tales (video) (story "The Transformation" / segment "Cold Feet" / as Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley)
1996 Frankenstein: Through the Eyes of the Monster (Video Game) (characters)
1995 Monster Mash: The Movie (Frankenstein characters - uncredited)
1995 Frankenstein (video) (novel - uncredited)
1994 Frankenstein (novel)
1992 Frankenstein (TV movie) (novel)
1990 Edison's Frankenstein (short) (novel)
1990 Frankenstein (Video Game) (novel)
1989 O Frankenstein de Moisés Neto - Versão Muda (video short) (novel)
1988 Frankenstein General Hospital (novel "Frankenstein")
1987 Teta (TV series)
Die Hochzeit (1987) (characters: Frankenstein - uncredited)
Das Automobil (1987) (characters: Frankenstein - uncredited)
Der Salonlöwe (1987) (characters: Frankenstein - uncredited)
Die Wiege (1987) (characters: Frankenstein - uncredited)
Die Braut (1987) (characters: Frankenstein - uncredited)
1987 Frankenstein (TV movie) (novel)
1987 Flesh for Frankenstein (characters - uncredited)
1985 The Bride (novel "Frankenstein" - uncredited)
1984 Frankenstein (TV movie) (novel)
1984 Frankenstein 90 (novel "Frankenstein" - uncredited)
1983 Frankenstein's Monster (Video Game) (concept: Frankenstein)
1981 Kyofu densetsu: Kaiki! Furankenshutain (TV movie) (novel)
1980 Doctor Franken (TV movie) (novel "Frankenstein")
1979 Struck by Lightning (TV series)
1977 Terror of Frankenstein (novel "Frankenstein" / as Mary Shelly)
1974 Young Frankenstein (novel "Frankenstein" / as Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley)
1974 Frankenstein: Une histoire d'amour (TV movie) (novel)
1974 Allen and Rossi Meet Dracula and Frankenstein (character Frankenstein - uncredited)
1973 Potty Time (TV series)
Movie Monsters (1973) (novel "Frankenstein" - uncredited)
1973 Andy Warhol's Frankenstein (characters - uncredited)
1973 Frankenstein: The True Story (TV movie) (novel)
1973 The Wide World of Mystery (TV series)
Frankenstein: Part 2 (1973) (novel)
Frankenstein: Part 1 (1973) (novel)
1972 Drácula contra Frankenstein (characters - uncredited)
1972 La maldición de Frankenstein (characters - uncredited)
1971 Lady Frankenstein (novel motifs - uncredited)
1970 The Horror of Frankenstein (characters)
1969 Carry on Christmas (TV movie) (characters - uncredited)
1969 Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (character: Frankenstein - uncredited)
1968 Mystery and Imagination (TV series)
Frankenstein (1968) (novel)
1965 Frankenstein Conquers the World (novel "Frankenstein")
1958 Frankenstein - 1970 (characters - uncredited)
1957 The Curse of Frankenstein (novel "Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus" / as Mary W. Shelley)
1952 Tales of Tomorrow (TV series)
Frankenstein (1952) (novel)
1948 Bud Abbott Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein (characters - uncredited)
1939 Son of Frankenstein (suggested by the story written in 1816 / as Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley)
1935 The Bride of Frankenstein (suggested by the original story written by / as Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley)
1931 Frankenstein (from the novel by / as Mrs. Percy B. Shelley)
1921 Il mostro di Frankenstein (short) (novel "Frankenstein")
1915 Life Without Soul (novel "Frankenstein")
1914 The Strange Story of Sylvia Gray (character Dr. Frankenstein - uncredited)
1910 Frankenstein (short) (novel "Frankenstein")