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Margaret Atwood

Author, Poet, Critic (born 18-Nov-1939)


Bonnie St. Andrews. Forbidden Fruit: On the Relationship Between Women and Knowledge In Doris Lessing, Selma Lagerlöf, Kate Chopin, Margaret Atwood. Troy, NY: Whitson Publishing Company. 1986. 176pp.

J. Brooks Bouson. Brutal Choreographies: Oppositional Strategies and Narrative Design in the Novels of Margaret Atwood. University of Massachusetts Press. 1993.

John Cooke. The Influence of Painting on Five Canadian Writers: Alice Munro, Hugh Hood, Timothy Findley, Margaret Atwood and Michael Ondaatje. Edwin Mellen Press. 1996. 264pp.

Nathalie Cooke. Margaret Atwood: A Critical Companion. Greenwood Press. 2004.

Nathalie Cooke. Margaret Atwood: A Biography. ECW Press. 1998. 367pp.

Frank Davey. Margaret Atwood: A Feminist Poetics. Talonbooks. 1985. 178pp.

Arnold E. Davidson; Cathy Davidson (editors). The Art of Margaret Atwood: Essays in Criticism. Canada: House of Anansi Press. 1980. 304pp.

Roxanne J. Fand. The Dialogic Self: Reconstructing Subjectivity in Woolf, Lessing, and Atwood. Susquehanna University Press. 1999. 241pp.

Sherrill Grace; Ken Norris. Violent Duality: A Study of Margaret Atwood. Vehicule Press. 1980. 154pp.

Shannon Hengen. Margaret Atwood's Power: Mirrors, Reflections and Images in Select Fiction and Poetry. Toronto: Second Story Press. 1993. 174pp.

Alan J. Horne. Margaret Atwood: An Annotated Bibliography. ECW Press. 1979.

Coral Ann Howells (editor). The Cambridge Companion to Margaret Atwood. Cambridge University Press. 2006. 222pp.

Earl G. Ingersoll. Margaret Atwood: Conversations. Ontario Review Press. 1990. 251pp.

Earl G. Ingersoll (editor). Waltzing Again: New & Selected Conversations with Margaret Atwood. Ontario Review Press. 2006. 250pp.

Cynthia G. Kuhn. Self-Fashioning in Margaret Atwood's Fiction: Dress, Culture, and Identity. Peter Lang. 2005. 144pp.mcc

Judith McCombs. Critical Essays on Margaret Atwood. Boston: G. K. Hall. 1988.

Judith McCombs; Carole L. Palmer. Margaret Atwood: A Reference Guide. Boston: G. K. Hall. 1991. 735pp.

Sonia Mycak. In Search of the Split Subject: Psychoanalysis, Phenomenology, and the Novels of Margaret Atwood. ECW Press. 1997. 268pp.

Reingard M. Nischik. Margaret Atwood: Works and Impact. Boydell & Brewer. 2000. 355pp.

Phyllis Sternberg Perrakis (editor). Adventures of the Spirit: The Older Woman in the Works of Doris Lessing, Margaret Atwood, and Other Contemporary Women Writers. Ohio State University Press. 2007. 321pp.

Jerome H. Rosenberg. Margaret Atwood. Twayne. 1984. 184pp.

Sunaina Singh. The Novels of Margaret Atwood and Anita Desai: A Comparative Study in Feminist Perspectives. New Delhi: Creative. 1994. 136pp.

Karen F. Stein. Margaret Atwood Revisited. Twayne. 1999. 176pp.

Rosemary Sullivan. The Red Shoes: Margaret Atwood Starting Out. Toronto: Harper Flamingo Canada. 1998. 360pp.

Colette Tennant. Reading the Gothic in Margaret Atwood's Novels. Edwin Mellen Press. 2004. 203pp.

Kathryn Vanspanckeren; Jan Garden Castro. Margaret Atwood: Vision and Forms. Southern Illinois University Press. 1988. 269pp.

Sharon Rose Wilson. Margaret Atwood's Fairy-Tale Sexual Politics. University Press of Mississippi. 1993. 430pp.

Sharon Rose Wilson. Margaret Atwood's Textual Assassinations: Recent Poetry and Fiction. Ohio State University Press. 2003. 248pp.


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  5. Wikipedia [link]

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  7. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.27)

  8. Random House Dictionary of World Biography (p.25)

  9. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.31)

  10. Who's Who in America 2000 (p.167)

  11. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.76)

  12. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.15)

  13. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.27)

  14. World Authors 1970-1975 (pp.33-36)

  15. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.62)

  16. The International Who's Who 2001 (p.73)

  17. International Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.28)

  18. Britannica Almanac 2006 (p.53)

  19. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English (p.38)

  20. Who's Who in Twentieth-Century World Poetry (p.18)

  21. Northeastern Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.34)

  22. Legends in Their Own Time (p.13)

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