Atwood, Margaret: Further Reading
MARGARET ATWOOD: FURTHER READING
Blakely, Barbara. "The Pronunciation of the Flesh: A Feminist Reading of Margaret Atwood's Poetry." In Margaret Atwood: Language, Text, and System, edited by Sherrill E. Grace and Lorraine Weir, pp. 33-51. Vancouver, Can.: University of British Columbia Press, 1983.
Examines the notion of identity in Atwood's poetry.
Bouson, J. Brooks. Brutal Choreographies: Oppositional Strategies and Narrative Design in the Novels of Margaret Atwood. Amherst, Mass.: University of Massachusetts Press, 1993.
Draws on feminist and psychoanalytic theory to examine political and psychological links among Atwood's novels.
Coad, David. "Hymens, Lips, and Masks: The Veil in Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale." Literature and Psychology 47, nos. 1-2 (2001): 54-67.
Analyzes the political symbolism of veils in The Handmaid's Tale.
Cooper, Pamela. "Sexual Surveillance and Medical Authority in Two Versions of The Handmaid's Tale." Journal of Popular Culture 28, no. 4 (spring 1995): 49-66.
Examines the surveillance of women in The Handmaid's Tale, arguing that the film version of the novel forces the audience to be complicit in the surveillance.
Davey, Frank. Margaret Atwood: A Feminist Poetics. Vancouver, Can.: Talonbooks Ltd., 1998.
Discusses Atwood's development of a formal feminist poetics throughout her canon.
Deery, June. "Science for Feminists: Margaret Atwood's Body of Knowledge." Twentieth Century Literature 43, no. 4 (winter 1997): 470-86.
Contends that Atwood's representation of women's experience draws heavily from the principles of modern physics.
Klarer, Mario. "Orality and Literacy as Gender-Supporting Structures in Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale." Mosaic 28, no. 4 (December 1995): 129-42.
Examination of Atwood's portrayal of the oral tradition in The Handmaid's Tale as a political tactic in which orality is used to uphold gender roles and stereotypes.
Nicolson, Colin, ed. Margaret Atwood: Writing and Subjectivity: New Critical Essays. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 1994.
Thirteen essays examining Atwood as a woman writing about women.
Nischik, Reingard M., ed. Margaret Atwood: Works and Impact. Rochester, NY: Camden House, 2000.
Collection of essays on a wide variety of topics in Atwood's works as well as her influence on literature and culture. Contains an interview with Atwood, examples of her artwork and photographs, and a bibliography.
VanSpanckeren, Kathryn, and Jan Garden Castro, eds. Margaret Atwood: Vision and Forms. Carbondale and Edwardsville, Ill.: Southern Illinois University Press, 1988.
Collection of essays with a primarily feminist grounding. Includes an autobiographical foreword by Atwood, an interview, and a moderated discussion with students.
Wilson, Sharon Rose. Margaret Atwood's Fairy-Tale Sexual Politics. Jackson, Miss.: University Press of Mississippi, 1993.
Examines Atwood's interpretive use of fairy tales as transformative for women.
OTHER SOURCES FROM GALE:
Additional coverage of Atwood's life and career is contained in the following sources published by the Gale Group: American Writers Supplement, Vol. 13; Authors and Artists for Young Adults, Vols. 12, 47; Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction: Biography & Resources, Vol. 1; Bestsellers, Vol. 89:2; Contemporary Authors, Vols. 49-52; Contemporary Authors New Revision Series, Vols. 3, 24, 33, 59, 95; Contemporary Literary Criticism, Vols. 2, 3, 4, 8, 13, 15, 25, 44, 84, 135; Contemporary Novelists, Ed. 7; Contemporary Poets, Ed. 7; Contemporary Popular Writers; Contemporary Women Poets; Dictionary of Literary Biography, Vols. 53, 251; DISCovering Authors; DISCovering Authors: British Edition; DISCovering Authors: Canadian Edition; DISCovering Authors Modules: Most-studied, Novelists and Poets; DISCovering Authors 3.0; Encyclopedia of World Literature in the 20th Century, Ed. 3; Exploring Novels; Feminist Writers; Literature and Its Times, Vol. 5; Literature Resource Center; Major 20th-Century Writers, Eds. 1, 2; Novels for Students, Vols. 4, 12, 13, 14; Poetry Criticism, Vol. 8; Poetry for Students, Vol. 7; Reference Guide to Short Fiction, Ed. 2; St. James Guide to Young Adult Writers; Short Stories for Students, Vols. 3, 13; Short Story Criticism, Vols. 2, 46; Something about the Author, Vol. 50; Twayne's World Authors; World Literature Criticism; and World Writers in English, Vol. 1.