NIU Women's Studies Library Resource List

The Arts:

Allen, Robert C. Horrible Prettiness: Burlesque and American Culture. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1991.

Broude, Norma and Mary D. Garrard, eds. Feminism and Art History: Questioning the Litany. Cambridge: Harper & Row, 1982.

Case, Sue Ellen. Feminism and Theater. New York: Methuen, 1988.

Curtin, Kaier. “We Can Always Call Them Bulgarians”: The Emergence of Lesbian and Gay Men on the American Stage. Boston: Alyson Publications, 1987.

Dolan, Jill. The Feminist Spectator as Critic. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1988.

DuPlessis, Rachel Blau. The Pink Guitar: Writing as Feminist Practice. New York: Routledge, 1990.

Ecker, Gisela. Feminist Aesthetics. Boston, MA: Beacon Press, 1985.

Field, Joanna. On Not Being Able to Paint. Los Angeles: J.P. Tarcher, 1957.

Green, Harvey. The Light of the Home: An Intimate view of the Lives of Women in Victorian America. New York: Pantheon Books, 1983.

Greenberg, Reese, et al, eds. Thinking About Exhibitions. New York, NY: Rutledge, 1996.

Hebdige, Dick. Cut-n-mix: Culture, Identity, and Caribbean Music. New York, NY: Routledge, 1994.

Hess, Thomas B. and Elizabeth C. Baker, eds. Art and Sexual Politics: Why have there been no great women artists? New York: Collier Books, 1973.

Levin, Amy K., ed. Defining Memory: Local Museums and the Construction of History in America’s Changing Communities. Lanham, MA: AltaMira Press, 2007.

Levin, Amy K. Gender, Sexuality, and Museums: A Routledge Reader. New York, NY: Routledge, 2010.

McClary, Susan. Feminine Endings: Music, Gender, and Sexuality. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1991.

Neuman, Shirley and Glennis Stephenson, eds. ReImagining Women: Representations of Women in Culture. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1993.

Pearsall, Marilyn, ed. Women and Values: Readings in Recent Feminist Philosophy. 2nd ed. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Publishing, 1993.

Rennolds, Margaret B., ed. National Museum of Women in the Arts. New York, NY: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1987.

Rubinstein, Charlotte. American Women Artists: From Early Indian Times to the Present. Boston, MA: G.K. Hall & Co., 1982.

Slatkin, Wendy. Women Artists in History: From Antiquity to the 20th Century. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1985.

Spacks, Patricia Meyer. The Adolescent Idea: Myths of Youth and the Adult Imagination. New York, NY: Basic Books, 1981.

Straub, Kristina. Sexual Suspects: Eighteenth-Century Players and Sexual Ideology. Princeton, NJ: Princeton UP, 1992.

Swain, Sally. Oh My Goddess! New York, NY: Penguin Books, 1994.

Yalom, Marilyn. A History of the Breast. New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1998.

Yow, Valerie Raleigh. The History of Hera: A Women’s Art Cooperative, 1974-1989. Wakefiled, RI: Hera Education Foundation, 1989.