A Year of Feminist Classics

Because they're better together :)

2012/13 Reading List

  • February – Feminism is for Everybody by bell hooks (Amy)
  • March – The Book of the City of Ladies by Christine De Pizan (Jean)
  • April – Whipping Girl: A Transsexual Woman on Sexism and the Scapegoating of Femininity by Julia Serano (Cass)
  • May – Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë read alongside Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys (Iris)
  • June – Stone Butch Blues by Leslie Feinberg
  • July – Little Women by Louisa May Alcott (Nancy)
  • August – The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison (Lauren)
  • September – Borderlands/La Frontera by Gloria Anzaldua (Melissa)
  • October – The Feminine Mystique by Betty Friedan (Jodie)
  • November – Beyond the Veil by Fatema Mernissi (Ana)
  • December – Women, Race, and Class by Angela Davis (Emily Jane)
  • January – Feminism Without Borders: Decolonizing Theory, Practising Solidarity by Chandra Talpade Mohanty (Eva)
  • February – Stone Butch Blues by Leslie Feinberg (Emily)
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7 responses to “2012/13 Reading List

  1. mdbrady January 15, 2012 at 1:20 am

    Thanks for putting this together. Do I need to sign up somewhere?

  2. Jillian ♣ January 15, 2012 at 1:39 am

    I am so, so, so excited to see Little Women and Jane Eyre on this list!! I won’t be able to read along on the titles this year, because I’m committed to so many other projects oin 2012. However, I am still interested in this topic and am prescribed to both the posts and te comments, so I’ll be following along on all discussions. I also plan to re-read Little Women this year, though not in July.

    Anyway, I’m still with you, even though it isn’t as an active participant. Thanks for hosting this!! Cheers!

  3. Jillian ♣ January 15, 2012 at 1:40 am

    Oh for goodness sake – ha! I couldn’t see what I was typing because the comment box was filled with text for some reason. Please ignore my typos! And obviously, I meant “subscribed,” not “prescribed.” 😆

  4. Wendi February 8, 2012 at 12:01 pm

    This is wonderful. I’ve been meaning to be more intentional in my reading and this seems like a great way to start. I think I’m going to hop on board for March.

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  7. Stanley Sokolow December 24, 2012 at 5:54 pm

    You should consider adding With Her In Ourland, the sequel to Herland by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Both novels are now available at Feedbooks for free downloading.

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