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Susan Gubar

Susan Gubar is the coauthor of The Madwoman in the Attic, a foundational work of feminist criticism, and the coeditor of The Norton Anthology of Literature by Women. She lives in Bloomington, Indiana.


Books by Susan Gubar

  1. Book CoverFeminist Literary Theory and Criticism: A Norton Reader

    Sandra M. Gilbert and Susan Gubar’s newest collaboration, Feminist Literary Theory and Criticism: A Norton Reader, is the first collection to trace the historical evolution of feminist writing about literature in English from the Middle Ages to the twenty-first century.More

  2. Book CoverMemoir of a Debulked Woman: Enduring Ovarian Cancer

    A 2012 New York Times Book Review Notable Book

    "Staggering, searing…Ms. Gubar deserves the highest admiration for her bravery and honesty." —New York TimesMore

  3. Book CoverMotherSongs: Poems for, by, and about Mothers

    A unique collection of verse about maternity and the celebration of motherhood, MotherSongs brings together for the first time a range of classic and contemporary poems from the United States, Great Britain, and Canada.More

  4. Book CoverThe Norton Anthology of Literature by Women: The Traditions in English

    Third Edition / Volume(s): Two-Volume Set

    Long the standard teaching anthology, the landmark Norton Anthology of Literature by Women has introduced generations of readers to the rich variety of women’s writing in English.More

  5. Book CoverReading and Writing Cancer: How Words Heal

    An important addition to the literature of cancer by an award-winning scholar and memoirist.More

  6. Book CoverTrue Confessions: Feminist Professors Tell Stories Out of School

    Twenty-seven pioneering thinkers share their discovery of and commitment to feminism in this essential collection.More