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message 1: by Marcie (new)

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Mary by Janis Cooke Newman

The Female Malady: Women, Madness, and English Culture, 1830-1980 by Elaine Showalter

The Madwoman in the Attic: The Woman Writer and the Nineteenth-Century Literary Imagination by Sandra M. Gilbert

Did Lizzie Borden Axe for It? by David Rehak

Cassandra: An Essay by Florence Nightingale

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

Mad, Bad and Sad: Women and the Mind Doctors by Lisa Appignanesi


message 2: by Amy (new)

Amy Hi, I'm late to seeing this list since I just joined. I wanted to contribute that Madwoman in the Attic is actually by Susan Gubar AND Sandra Gilbert. I met Susan Gubar about a year ago and might be working with her in graduate school next year. The book is MUST reading for anyone interested in Ninteenth Century literature.


message 3: by Kit (new)

Kit Just got a copy of Mad, Bad and Sad: Women and the Mind Doctors. Anyone else reading this?


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