Reading List

Reading List [alphabetical by last name]:

M. T. Anderson, The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation (2007).
Somerville, MA: Candlewick Press, 2008. ISBN-13: 978-0763636791.

Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, Dictee (1982). Berkeley, CA: University of California Press,
2009. ISBN-13: 978-0520261297.

Mark Doty, Heaven’s Coast. New York: Harper Perennial, 1997.
ISBN-13: 978-0060928056.

William Godwin, Memoir of the Author of a Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1798). Petersborough, Ontario: Broadview Press, 2001.
ISBN-13: 978-1551112596.

Manning Marable, Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention. London: Viking, 2011. ISBN

Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar (1963). New York: Harper Perennial Modern Classics, 2006.
ISBN-13: 978-0061148514.

Sidonie Smith and Julia Watson, Reading Autobiography: A Guide for Interpreting Life
Narratives. 2nd Edition. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2010. Electronic
Resource available through the GC library.

Gertrude Stein, The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas (1933). New York: Vintage, 1990.
ISBN-13: 978-0679724636.

Lytton Strachey. Eminent Victorians (Cardinal Manning; Florence Nightingale; Dr.
Arnold; General Gordon). New York and London: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1918.

Mary Wollstonecraft, Letters Written during a Short Residence in Sweden, Norway and
Denmark (1796). Petersborough, Ontario: Broadview Press, 2013. ISBN

Virginia Woolf, Moments of Being (first published in 1972). New York: Mariner Books,
1985. ISBN-13: 978-0156619189.

Malcolm X, The Autobiography of Malcolm X (as told to Alex Haley, 1965).
Harmondsworth, England: Penguin Classics, 2010. ISBN-13: 978-0141185439.

All class texts will be available on reserve.