Critical Texts on Androgyny

A Literary Review:

Critical Articles/Books/Links on Androgyny and Literature 

  1. Allcroft, Jane. Towards a Genderless Society. https://www.academia.edu/19907232/Towards_a_genderless_society_Androgyny_in_late_20th_century
  2. Burns, Christy L. “Powerful Differences: Critique and Eros in Jeanette Winterson and Virginia Woolf.” Modern Fiction Studies, vol. 44, no. 2, 1998, pp. 364–392.
  3. CASELLI, DANIELA. Modern Fiction Studies, vol. 54, no. 4, 2008, pp. 926–929. JSTORwww.jstor.org/stable/26287464 Accessed 4 Oct. 2020.
  4. Dana-Tabet, Adrianne. “Gender Reversals and Gender Cultures: Anthropological and Historical Perspectives.” American Ethnologist, vol. 26, no. 2, 1999, pp. 492–493 (Book Review)
  5. Eberstadt, Mary. “The Lure of Androgyny: Gender Fluidity and Ambiguity are being Driven in Part by the Collapse of Family and Community.”, vol. 148, no. 3, 2019, pp. 28+
  6. Farwell, Marilyn R. “Virginia Woolf and Androgyny.” Contemporary Literature, vol. 16, no. 4, 1975a, pp. 433-451
  7. Hargreaves, Tracy. Androgyny in Modern Literature. Palgrave Macmillan, Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ;, 2005a.
  8. Hargreaves, Tracy. Virginia Woolf and twentieth century narratives of androgyny (QMC. 1995. Thesis)
  9. Hughes, Jennifer, Abigail A. Camden, and Tenzin Yangchen Agnes Scott College Rethinking and Updating Demographic Questions: Guidance to Improve Descriptions of Research Samples2016. THE INTERNATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY IN PSYCHOLOGY 
  10. Heilbrun, Carolyn G. Toward a Recognition of Androgyny. Replica Books, Bridgewater, N.J., 1998.
  11. JARRAWAY, DAVID R. “”Creatures of the Rainbow”: Wallace Stevens, Mark Doty, and the Poetics of Androgyny.” Mosaic: An Interdisciplinary Critical Journal, vol. 30, no. 3, 1997, pp. 169-183
  12. Krishnaraj, Maithreyi. “Androgyny: An Alternative to Gender Polarity?” Economic and Political Weekly, vol. 31, no. 16, 1996a, pp. WS9-WS14
  13. MacLeod, Alison Jean. Handsome Girls, Hellcats and Tomboys : A Study of the Female Androgyne in Literature. University of Lancaster, 1996.
  14. Muehlenhard, C.L., Peterson, Z.D. Distinguishing Between Sex and Gender: History, Current Conceptualizations, and Implications. Sex Roles 64, 791–803 (2011) 
  15. Melita, Maureen M, and Muareen M Melita. “Gender Identity and Androgyny in Ludovico Ariosto’s ‘Orlando Furioso’ and Virginia Woolf’s ‘Orlando: A Biography.’” Romance Notes, vol. 53, no. 2, 2013, pp. 123–133.
  16. MONTASHERY, Iraj. Virginia Woolf and the Exploration of the Third Gender. International Journal of Comparative Literature and Translation Studies, [S.l.], v. 1, n. 1, p. 1-10, apr. 2013
  17. Ramet, Sabrina Petra. Gender Reversals and Gender Cultures: Anthropological and Historical Perspectives. 
  18. Secor, Cynthia. ““The Androgyny Papers”.” Null, vol. 2, no. 2, 1974, pp. 139-141
  19. Stacey, Jackie. “Crossing Over with Tilda Swinton—the Mistress of “Flat Affect”.” International Journal of Politics, Culture, and Society, vol. 28, no. 3, 2015, pp. 243-271

Published by Sarah Leamy

Sarah Leamy, MFA, is an award-winning author of both travel books and novels as well as a photographer, presenter, and a bit of a wanderer. She has lived in England, Germany, Spain, Guatemala and the Southwest of the US. She is the founder and editor of Wanderlust, a travel journal publishing international travel writing, photos and trip reports. Find out more at www.sarahleamy.com

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