SUSAN GUBAR (1944 - )

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  • Anthologies:


  • Edited Works:

    • Feminist Literary Criticism and Theory: a Reader.  Ed. Gubar and Susan M. Gilbert.  New York: Norton, forthcoming.

    • MotherSongs: Poetry by, for, and about Mothers.  Ed. Gubar, Sandra M. Gilbert, and Diana O'Hehir.  New York: Norton, 1995.

    • English Inside and Out: the Places of Literary Criticism.  Papers from the 50th Meeting of the English Institute.  Ed. Gubar and Jonathan Kamholtz.  London: Routledge, 1993.

    • For Adult Users Only: the Dilemma of Violent Pornography.  Ed. Gubar and Joan Hoff.  Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1989.

    • The Female Imagination and the Modernist AestheticEd. Gubar and Susan M. Gilbert.  New York: Gordon and Breach, 1986.

    • Norton Anthology of Literature by Women: the Tradition in EnglishEd. Gubar and Susan M. Gilbert.  New York: Norton, 1985.

    • Shakespeare's Sisters: Feminist Essays on Women PoetsEd. Gubar and Susan M. Gilbert.  Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1979.

  • Selected Individual Works:

    • Rooms of Our Own.  Chicago: U of Illinois P, 2006.
    • Poetry After Auschwitz: Remembering What One Never Knew.  Bloomington: Indiana UP, 2003.

    • Critical Condition: Feminism at the Turn of the Century.  New York: Columbia UP, 2000.

    • "What Ails Feminist Criticism?"  Critical Inquiry 24 (1998): 878-902.

    • Racechanges: White Skin, Black Face.  Oxford: OUP, 1997.

    • Masterpiece Theatre: An Academic Melodrama.  By Gubar and Susan M. Gilbert.  New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers UP, 1995.

    • "Eating the Bread of Affliction: Judaism and Feminist Criticism."  Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature 13.2 (1994): 293-316.

    • "'But oh! that deep romantic chasm': the Engendering of Periodization."  By Gubar and Susan M. Gilbert.  Kenyon Review 13.3 (1991): 74-81.

    • "The Mirror and the Vamp: Reflections on Feminist Criticism."  By Gubar and Susan M. Gilbert.  The Future of Literary Theory.  Ed. Ralph Cohen.  London: Routledge, 1989.  144-66.

    • No Man's Land: the Place of the Woman Writer in the Twentieth Century.  3 Vols.  By Gubar and Susan M. Gilbert.  New Haven: Yale UP, .

      • Letters from the Front.  Vol. 3.  1994.

      • Sexchanges.  Vol. 2.  1989.

      • The War of the Words.  Vol. 1.  1988.

    • "Representing Pornography: Feminism, Criticism, and Depictions of Female Violation."  Critical Inquiry 13.4 (1987): 712-42.

      • Feminist Cultural Studies.  Volume 2.  Ed. Terry Lovell.  Aldershot: Elgar Reference Collection, 1995.599-628.

    • "'Forward into the Past': the Complex Female Affiliation Complex."  By Gubar and Susan M. Gilbert.  Historical Studies and Literary Criticism.  Ed. Jerome J. McGann.  Madison: U of Wisconsin P, 1985.  240-265.

    • A Guide to The Norton Anthology of Literature by Women: the Tradition in EnglishBy Gubar and Susan M. Gilbert.  New York: Norton, 1985.

      • "Gender and Genre."  23-48.

    • "Sexual Linguistics, Gender, Language, Sexuality."  By Gubar and Susan M. Gilbert.  New Literary History (1985): . 

      • The Feminist Reader: Essays in Gender and the Politics of Literary Theory.  Ed. Catherine Belsey and Jane Moore.  Oxford: Blackwell, 1998.  81-99.

    • "Tradition and the Female Talent."  By Gubar and Susan M. Gilbert.  Literary History: Theory and Practice.  Vol. 2.  Ed. Herbert L. Sussman.  1984.  1-27.

      • Making Feminist History: the Literary Scholarship of Sandra M. Gilbert and Susan Gubar.  Ed. William Cain.  Boston: Garland, 1994.

      • The Poetics of Gender.  Ed. Nancy K. Miller.  New York: Columbia UP, 1986.  183-207

    • "'The Blank Page' and the Issues of Female Creativity."  Critical Inquiry 8.2 (1981): 243-63

      • Gender Studies: New Directions in Feminist Criticism.  Ed. Judith Spector.  Bowling Green State UP, 1986.  10-29.

      • Feminist Literary Criticism.  Ed. Elaine Showalter.  New York: Pantheon, 1985.  292-313

      • Writing and Sexual Difference.  Ed. Elizabeth Abel.  Chicago: U . of Chicago P, 1982.  73-94

    • The Madwoman in the Attic: the Woman Writer and the Nineteenth-Century Literary ImaginationBy Gilbert and Susan Gubar.  New Haven: Yale UP, 1979.

      • "Infection in the Sentence."  Critical Theory Since Plato.  Ed. Hazard Adams.  New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1971.  1234-1244.




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