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


    “A frank, passionate plea for us to move away from sexual polarization and the prison of gender toward a world in which individual roles and modes of personal behavior can be freely chosen. . . . An interesting, lively and valuable general introduction to a new way of perceiving our Western cultural tradition, with emphasis upon English literature.” —Joyce Carol Oates, New York Times Book ReviewMore

  3. Book CoverWriting a Woman's Life


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