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Collection Essays Intersectionality

Feminist Voices: Women’s Studies Texts for Aotearoa/New Zealand

Feminist Voices: Women’s Studies Texts for Aotearoa/New Zealand Rosemary Du Plessis, PhillidaBunkle, Kathie Irwin, AlisonJ. Laurie, Sue Middleton Oxford University Press 1992 Maori and Pakeha, lesbian and heterosexual, older and younger, working inside or outside universities, the two dozen contributors to Feminist Voices present here their feminist analyses of Aotearoa/New Zealand. They discuss subjects as…

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Autobiography Collection History

The Book of New Zealand Women / Ko Kui Ma Te Kaupapa

The Book of New Zealand Women / Ko Kui Ma Te Kaupapa Bridget Williams, Charlotte Macdonald and Merimeri Penfold Bridget William Books 1991 This compilation of over 300 women’s biographical portraits was acclaimed as a groundbreaking perspective on New Zealand history when it was published in 1991, and remains the definitive reference work in its…

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Collection Essays Theory

Theories of Women’s Studies

Theories of Women’s Studies Renate Klein and Gloria Bowles Routledge 1983 Theories of Women’s Studies is a collection of fourteen papers written by feminist theorists and activists working in the United States, England, and Western Europe. This volume represents an important contribution ot the development and research in women’s studies. It raises and offers initial…

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Collection Fiction

Getting Your Man

Getting Your Man Melissa Chan Spinifex 1993 Getting your man, getting the right man, is not always easy. But women whether they be pieceworkers, housewives, artists, business women or farmers, know just how to get their man. In the tradition of Thelma and Louise, women’s revenge drives these stories. There is romance with a feminist…

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Collection Essays Radical Theory

Radical Feminism

Radical Feminism Anne Koedt, Ellen Levineand Anita Rapone Quadrangle Books 1973 An anthology of radical feminist writings from the current women’s movement. Forty-five articles ranging from the personal to the theoretical and drawn largely from the feminist annual notes. Read the book online through Feminist Reprise. Table of Contents I. Liberating History… The First Feminists…

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Collection Fiction Indigenous

Sojourner’s Truth and Other Stories

Sojourner’s Truth and Other Stories Lee Maracle Press Gang Publishers 1990 In the tradition of Native oratory, these stories are layered with unresolved human dilemmas. Maracle writes with love and humor about the pain and triumphs, and the spirit of resistance. From Robin McGrath: In her preface, “You Become the Trickster,” Maracle outlines her objectives:…

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Collection Essays Indigenous

A Gathering of Spirit: A Collection by North American Indian Women

A Gathering of Spirit: A Collection byNorth American Indian Women Beth Brant Firebrand Books 1984 From Wikipedia: A Gathering of Spirit: A Collection of Writing and Art by North American Indian Women was the first published collection of Indigenous women’s writing in North America, as well as the first anthology edited by an aboriginal woman.…

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Collection Fiction

The Wanderground

The Wanderground Sally Miller Gearhart Persephone Press 1979 From Wikipedia: The Wanderground is a speculative fiction novel by Sally Miller Gearhart, published in 1979 by Persephone Press. It is Gearhart’s first and most famous novel, and continues to be used in Women’s Studies classes as a characteristic example of the separatist feminism movement from the…

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Collection Essays Latina Lesbian

Chicana Lesbians: The Girls Our Mothers Warned Us About

Chicana Lesbians: The Girls OurMothers Warned Us About Carla Trujillo Third Woman Press 1991 An anthology of poetry, stories, and essays that addresses Chicanas in society, culture, and relationships with other women and themselves. Chicana Lesbians is a love poem, a bible, a dictionary, nothing so simple as a manifesto–this book is yet another reason…

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Collection Lesbian Women of Colour

Black Lesbians: An Annotated Bibliography

Black Lesbians: An AnnotatedBibliography J.R. Roberts Naiad Press 1981 An annotated list of writing by and about black lesbians, compiled by J.R. Roberts. The information is categorised by the following themes:… Lives and lifestyles… Oppression, resistance, and liberation… Literature and criticism… Photographs… Music and musicians… Periodicals… Research, reference, and popular studies