Carolyn G. Heilbrun

Carolyn G. Heilbrun (1926–2003) was a professor of English at Columbia University. A force in literary and feminist theory, she also wrote mysteries under the pen name Amanda Cross.

Books by Carolyn G. Heilbrun

  1. Book CoverReinventing Womanhood


    Carolyn Heilbrun's important investigation into issues of identity for twentieth-century American women: the problem with past role models, ways to construct new ones.More

  2. Book CoverToward a Recognition of Androgyny


    In this quietly provocative book, Carolyn G. Heilbrun opens our eyes to the ways in which the concept of androgyny—the realization of man in woman and woman in man—has run, like a hidden river, from its source in pre-Hellenic myth through the literature of the...More

  3. Book CoverWriting a Woman's Life


    "A provocative study that should be in every writer's library."—Washington PostMore