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provisional reading list for women’s lit course

subject to change, but here’s the reading list for my fall course:

  1. Gloria Anzaldúa, “Creativity and Switching Modes of Consciousness”
  2. Anzaldúa, “Speaking in Tongues: A Letter to Third World Women Writers”
  3. Anzaldúa, “I Want To Be Shocked Shitless”
  4. Audre Lorde, “Poetry Makes Something Happen”
  5. Lorde, “My Words Will Be There”
  6. Virginia Woolf, “How Should One Read a Book?”
  7. Woolf, “Professions for Women”
  8. Elizabeth Bowen, “Out of a Book”
  9. Henry Louis Gates, Jr., “Canon Confidential”
  10. Claire Vaye Watkins, “On Pandering”
  11. Nichole Perkins, “A Response to ‘On Pandering’“
  12. Rebecca Solnit, “80 Books No Women Should Read”
  13. Jennifer Weiner, “If you enjoyed a good book and you’re a woman, the critics think you’re wrong”

  14. Peter Rabinowitz, “Against Close Reading” 
  15. Rita Felski, “After Suspicion”
  16. Felski, excerpts from The Uses of Literature

  17. Daniel José Older, “Diversity Is Not Enough: Race, Power, and Publishing”
  18. Helen Klonaris, “If I Tell These Stories: Notes on Racism and the White Imaginary 
  19. Casey Lllewellyn, “What We Could Do With Writing”
  20. Claudia Rankine and Beth Loffreda, intro to The Racial Imaginary: Writers on Race in the LIfe of the Mind
  21. Claudia Rankine, Citizen: An American Lyric

  22. Alison Bechdel, Fun Home (and associated other readings about graphic novels)

  23. Janice Radway, “Girls, Zines, and the Miscellaneous Production of Subjectivity in an Age of Unceasing Circulation” 
  24. Jennifer Sinor, “Another Form of Crying: Girl Zines as Life Writing“
  25. Excerpts from The Riot Grrrl Collection
  26. Mixed Up! A Zine about Queer and Mixed Race Experience
  27. The Femme Shark Manifesto

  28. One Direction: This Is Us (film)
  29. Henry Jenkins, excerpts from Textual Poachers
  30. Brodie Lancaster, “Pop music, teen girls, and the legitimacy of fandom”
  31. Elizabeth Minkel, New Statesman articles (including “What is fanfiction anyway?”, “Why it doesn’t matter what Benedict Cumberbatch thinks of Sherlock fan fiction,” and “Why are we so bad at talking about diversity in pop culture?”)
  32. Articles from Fan/Fic Magazine (”How AO3 Revolutionized Fandom,” “The Ethics of RPF,” and other articles)
  33. protagonist_m, The Killing Type (1D fanfic novel)

What: Nike SB Eric Koston Skate Shoe in Black/Crystal Mint  
Where: Teen Wolf S03E05 ‘Frayed’, S03E06 'Motel California’, S03E09 'The Girl Who Knew Too Much’, S03E10 'The Overlooked’, S03E14 'More Bad Than Good’, S03E20 'De-Void’

Worn with: RVCA hoodie, Nike bag / Quiksilver shirt / vintage tee, Volcom hoodie

thank you x-rayandvavin