Supplementary online materials for “A Literary History of Feminist Sex”

DORA, or “An Analysis of a Case of Hysteria”:

Full text, beginning on page 1350:

https://archive.org/stream/TheCompleteWorksOfSigmundFreud/ebooksclub.org__Freud___Complete_works#page/n1357/mode/2up

A BBC radio piece on the feminist reclamation of Dora:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00tjf56

Foucault, History of Sexuality

Foucault speaking about the nature of power in Discipline and Punish:

Funny song explaining Foucault’s thesis:

The Awakening:

Full text:

http://www.gutenberg.org/files/160/160-h/160-h.htm

“Emancipation: A Life Fable” by Kate Chopin (thematically related):

http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Emancipation._A_Life_Fable

A Room of One’s Own

Full text:

http://gutenberg.net.au/ebooks02/0200791.txt

Audre Lorde’s critique (which makes reference to Woolf’s language), the essay “Age, Race, Class, and Sex: Women Redefining Difference,” to be found starting on page 114 of Sister Outsider:

http://solomon.bltc.alexanderstreet.com/cgi-bin/asp/philo/bltc/getvolume.pl?S8108

Gone With the Wind

Full text:

http://gutenberg.net.au/ebooks02/0200161.txt

Pertinent clips from the (very famous and very entertaining) movie:

The Well of Loneliness

Full text:

http://gutenberg.net.au/ebooks06/0609021.txt

National archives documents regarding the seizure of The Well:

http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/releases/2005/january2/

Contemporaneous newspaper article about the obscenity trial:

http://blog.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/2013/11/15/the-obscenity-trial-of-miss-radclyffe-halls-novel-the-well-of-loneliness-16-november-1928/

“The Mythic Mannish Lesbian” by Esther Newton:

http://www.jstor.org/stable/3173611

The Bell Jar

Poetry Foundation biography of Sylvia Plath:

http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/sylvia-plath

“Daddy” (pertinent poem):

http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poem/178960

“Lady Lazarus” (pertinent poem):

http://www.poets.org/viewmedia.php/prmMID/15292

“Sylvia Plath, Hunger Artist” by David Fromm

http://www.jstor.org/stable/3851871

(There are a number of fascinating biographies of Plath available in print form. For an overview of many of their claims and an articulation of their differences, see: “The Problem with Plath,” review, http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/20637885?Search=yes&searchText=sylvia&searchText=plath&searchUri=%2Faction%2FdoBasicSearch%3FQuery%3Dsylvia%2Bplath%26amp%3Bacc%3Don%26amp%3Bwc%3Don%26amp%3Bfc%3Doff)

Hysteria

“Women and Hysteria in the History of Mental Health” from the US National Library of Medicine:

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3480686/

Slideshow of Charcot’s iconic images of hysteria:

NYT article reviewing the book Medical Muses (also a great resource):

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/19/books/review/book-review-medical-muses-hysteria-in-nineteenth-century-paris-by-asti-hustvedt.html?_r=0

Herland

Full text:

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/32

“Three Men in Herland: Why they Enter the Text” by Georgia Johnston

http://www.jstor.org/stable/20718947

“Systems, Not Men: Producing People in Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s Herland” by Katherine Fusco:

http://www.jstor.org/stable/29533951

“The Yellow Wallpaper,” Gilman’s famous and provocative short story:

http://web.archive.org/web/20081026180517/http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/toc/modeng/public/GilYell.html

The Feminine Mystique

NYT video debate concerning “The Feminine Mystique, 50 years later”

http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2013/02/12/if-women-can-have-it-all-why-are-they-still-angry

The Feminine Mistake by Leslie Bennetts (a contemporary response text) reviews:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/leslie-bennetts/the-feminine-mistake_b_44690.html

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/05/06/books/review/Allen.t.html

“Women and Economics”

Full text:

http://digital.library.upenn.edu/women/gilman/economics/economics.html

The Lesbian Body

Resources on Deconstruction:

Feminism and Deconstruction: Ms. En Abyme by Diane Elam:

http://site.ebrary.com/lib/stanford/docDetail.action?docID=5001441

Strategies of Deconstruction by Jacques Claude Evans:

http://site.ebrary.com/lib/stanford/docDetail.action?docID=10194328

Deconstruction and the Postcolonial: At the Limits of Theory

http://site.ebrary.com/lib/stanford/docDetail.action?docID=10369075

Identity Politics in Deconstruction by Carolyn D’Cruz

http://site.ebrary.com/lib/stanford/docDetail.action?docID=10250452

Bedford St. Martins definition:

http://bcs.bedfordstmartins.com/virtualit/poetry/critical_define/crit_decons.html

Written on the Body

Jeanette Winterson biographical interview with the Paris Review:

http://www.theparisreview.org/interviews/1188/the-art-of-fiction-no-150-jeanette-winterson

Jeanette Winterson interview with Bill Moyers on faith:

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/video/flv/generic.html?s=moyj06sf05q608

Audre Lorde, “On the Uses of the Erotic”

Full text (also in Sister Outsider):

http://solomon.bltc.alexanderstreet.com/cgi-bin/asp/philo/bltc/getvolume.pl?S8108

Check out “The Master’s Tools Will Never Dismantle the Master’s House,” one of Lorde’s best-known critiques of the state of feminism. (Also in the compilation volume.)

Audre Lorde biography from The Poetry Foundation:

http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/audre-lorde#poet

“The Black Unicorn,” a poem by Lorde from her eponymous poetry volume:

http://www.poets.org/viewmedia.php/prmMID/21464

Alison Bechdel

Dykes to Watch Out For (her comic):

http://dykestowatchoutfor.com/

A short video in which Bechdel explains how she created Fun Home:

Pornography texts:

Hard Core full text:

http://quod.lib.umich.edu/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=acls;cc=acls;idno=heb08072.0001.001;node=heb08072.0001.001%3A5;view=toc

“Thinking Sex” full text:

http://www.feminish.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/Rubin1984.pdf

Chick Flicks: Theories and Memories of the Feminist Film Movement full text:

http://quod.lib.umich.edu/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=acls;idno=heb08224

Clips from The People vs. Larry Flynt, a Hollywood movie based on the historic case:

Legal resources

California v. Freeman protecting Adult Film:

http://caselaw.lp.findlaw.com/scripts/getcase.pl?court=us&vol=488&invol=1311

Miller v. California defining unprotected obscenity:

http://www.law.cornell.edu/supremecourt/text/413/15

The definition of “extreme pornography” in the UK:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Extreme_pornography

Andrea Dworkin’s testimony to the Attorney General:

Dworkin/MacKinnon bill introduced to Massachusetts in 1992:

http://www.nostatusquo.com/ACLU/dworkin/OrdinanceMassComplete.html

The Dost and Knox Tests for delineating child pornography:

http://ac.dreamcaster.info/dost&knox.htm

The Story of O

Dworkin on The Story of O in Woman Hating:

http://www.nostatusquo.com/ACLU/dworkin/WomanHating.html

Brief BBC publication history

http://news.bbc.co.uk/dna/place-lancashire/plain/A651070

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