NIU Women's Studies Library Resource List


Barker, Martin, ed. The Video Nasties: Freedom and Censorship in the Media. London, UK: Pluto Press, 1984.

Bartos, Rena. The Moving Target: What Every Marketer Should Know About Women. New York: Macmillan, 1982.

Bell-Metereau, Rebecca. Hollywood Androgyny. 2nd ed. New York: Columbia University Press, 1993.

Biagi, Shirley and Marilyn Kern-Foxworth. Facing Difference: Race, Gender, and Mass Media. Thousand Oaks, CA: Pine Forge Press, 1997.

Burchill, Julie. Girls on Film. New York: Pantheon Books, 1986.

Burgin, Victor, et. al. Formations of Pleasure. Boston, MA: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1983.

Carson, Diane, Linda Dittmar and Janice R. Welsch, eds. Multiple Voices in Feminist Film Criticism. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 1994.

Copp, David and Susan Wendell, eds. Pornography and Censorship. Buffalo: Prometheus Books, 1983.

Coward, Rosalind. Female Desires: How They Are Sought, Bought, and Packaged. New York: Grove, 1985.

Creekmer, Corey K. Alexander Doty, eds. Out in Culture: Gay, Lesbian and Queer Essays on Popular Culture. Durham: Duke University Press, 1995.

DeLauretis, Teresa. Alice Doesn't: Feminism, Semiotics, Cinema. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1984.

DeLauretis, Teresa. Technologies of Gender: Essays on Theory, Film, and Fiction. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1987.

Doane, Mary Ann. The Desire to Desire: The Woman's Film of the 1940s. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1987.

Doane, Mary Ann, Patricia Mellencamp and Linda Williams, eds. Re-Vision: Essays in Feminist Film Criticism. Los Angeles, CA: American Film Institute, 1984.

Dorenkamp, Angela G., et al. Images of Women in American Popular Culture. San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1985.

Douglas, Susan and Meredith W. Michaels. The Mommy Myth: The Idealization of Motherhood and How It Has Undermined All Women. New York, NY: Free Press, 2004.

Erens, Patricia, ed. Issues in Feminist Film Criticism. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1990.

Erens, Patricia. Sexual Stratagems: The World of Women in Film. New York, NY: Horizon Press, 1979.

Friedman, Ellen G. and Jennifer D. Marshall. Issues of Gender. Pearson Education, Inc., 2004.

Gentile, Mary C. Film Feminisms, Theory and Practice. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1985.

Gever, Martha, John Greyson, and Pratibha Parmar, eds.Queer Looks: Perspectives on Lesbian and Gay Film and Video. New York: Routledge, 1993.

Gledhill, Christine, ed. Home Is Where The Heart Is: Studies in Melodrama and the Woman's Film. London, UK: British Film Institute, 1987.

Haskell, Molly. From Reverenece to Rape: The Treatment of Women in the Movies. 2nd ed. Baltimore, MD: Penguin Books, 1987.

Haskell, Molly. From Reverenece to Rape: The Treatment of Women in the Movies. Baltimore, MD: Penguin Books, 1974.

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

Jamieson, Patrick E. and Daniel Romer, eds. The Changing Portrayal of Adolescents in the Media since 1950. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008.

Kali for Women. Truth Tales: Contemporary Stories by Women Writers of India. New York, NY: The Feminist Press at the City University of New York, 1990.

Kaplan, E. Ann. Women & Film: Both Sides of the Camera. New York, NY: Methuen, 1983.

Kaplan, E. Ann, ed. Women in Film Noir. London, UK: BFI, 1980.

Kappeler, Susanne. The Pornography of Representation. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota, 1986.

Kay, Karyn, and Gerald Peary, eds. Women and the Cinema: A Critical Anthology. New York, NY: E.P. Dutton, 1977.

Kuhn, Annette. The Power of The Image: Essays on Representation and Sexuality. Boston, MA: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1985.

Lee, Janet and Susan M. Shaw, eds. Women Worldwide: Transnational Feminist Perspectives on Women. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2011.

Levy, Ariel. Female Chauvinist Pigs: Women and the Rise of Raunch Culture. New York, NY: Free Press, 2005.

Loos, Anita. Kiss Hollywood Good-By. New York, NY: Viking, 1974.

Mayne, Judith. The Woman at the Keyhole: Feminism and Women's Cinema. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1990.

McCracken, Ellen. Decoding Women’s Magazines: From Mademoiselle to Ms. New York, NY: St. Martin’s Press, 1993.

Mead, Rebecca. One Perfect Day: The Selling of the American Wedding. New York, NY: Penguin Books Ltd., 2007.

Modleski, Tania. The Women Who Knew Too Much: Hitchcock and Feminist Theory. New York, NY: Methuen, 1988.

Modleski, Tania. Feminism Without Women, Culture and Criticism in a “Postfeminist” Age. New York, NY: Routledge, 1991.

Molière. The Learned Ladies: Comedy in Five Acts, 1672. Translated by Richard Wilbur. New York, NY: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1978.

Mulvey, Laura. Visual and Other Pleasures. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1989.

Norris, Pippa, ed. Women, Media and Politics. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1997.

Pearson, Judy Cornelia, Lynn H. Turner and William Todd-Mancillas. Gender and Communication. 2nd ed. Dubuque, IA: Wm. C. Brown Publishers, 1991.

Penley, Constance, ed. Feminism and Film Theory. New York, NY: Routledge, 1988.

Penley, Constance. The Future of An Illusion: Film, Feminism, and Psychoanalysis. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1989.

Press, Andrea L. Women Watching Television: Gender, Class, and Generation in the American Television Experience. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1991.

Pribram, Deidre, ed. Female Spectators: Looking at Film and Television. New York, NY: Verso, 1988.

Rosen, Marjorie. Popcorn Venus: Women, Movies and the American Dream. New York, NY: Avon, 1974.

Sova, Dawn B. Women in Hollywood, From Vamp to Studio Head. New York: Fromm International, 1998.

Walker, Janet. Couching Resistance: Women, Film, and Psychoanalytic Psychiatry. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota, 1993.

Williams, Linda. Hard Core: Power, Pleasure, and the "Frenzy of the Visible." Berkley, CA: University of California, 1989.

Wood, Julia T. Gendered Lives: Communication, Gender, and Culture. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Publishing, 1994.

Zinn, Maxine Baca, Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo and Michael A. Messner, eds. Gender Through the Prism of Difference. 3rd ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005.