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Feminist Collections, v.16, no.1 (fall 1994)

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Women's Studies; Gender; Feminism; Library Resources; Reviews; Women's Studies-Textbooks
Subtitle: A Quarterly of Women's Studies Resources. 42p.
FROM THE EDITORS. BOOK REVIEWS: Choosing Our Words Carefully: A Review of Women's Studies Textbooks by Terry Brown. Review of fifteen introductory Women's Studies textbooks. Bisexuality: Confronting Duality by Sandra Krajewski. [Review of] Bi Any Other Name: Bisexual People Speak Out, ed. by Loraine Hutchins and Lani Kaahumanu; Closer to Home: Bisexuality and Feminism, ed. by Elizabeth Reba Weise; Women and Bisexuality by Sue George; and Dual Attraction: Understanding Bisexuality by Martin S. Weinberg et. al. What's So Funny: The Explosion of Laughter in Feminist Criticism by Debra Beilke. [Review of] New Perspectives on Women and Comedy, ed. by Regina Barreca; Untamed and Unabashed: Essays on Women and Humor in British Literature by Regina Barreca; Look Who's Laughing: Gender and Comedy, ed. by Gail Finney; Women and Laughter by Frances Gray; American Women Humorists: Critical Essays, ed. by Linda Morris; and Cartooning for Suffrage by Alice Sheppard. THE HUBRIS OF WRITING SURVEYS, OR A FEMINIST CONFRONTS THE TEXTBOOK by Merry Wiesner-Hanks. FEMINIST VISIONS: Commitment in Von Trotta's Marianne and Juliane, by Marilyn Gottschalk. ARCHIVES: Women of Wisconsin Labor Oral History Project, by Jamakaya. FEMINIST PUBLISHING: A library promotion project by women's presses; three new feminist presses; a feminist campus newspaper search; and Feminist Press celebrates twenty years. COMPUTER TALK: Email lists and other electronic resources. NEW REFERENCE WORKS IN WOMEN'S STUDIES: Works on African American manuscript sources, women's chronologies, women educators and educational equity, Jewish women, literary criticism, sexual harassment, women in science, women of Yemen, work in developing countries, Southern and Jewish women writers, plus a business resource guide. (Reviewed by Phyllis Holman Weisbard; one title reviewed by Margery Katz.) PERIODICAL NOTES: New periodicals on law, fat dykes, spirituality, world religions, development of NGOs, paganism, Barbie, parenting, lesbian cartoons, New Zealand lesbians, a lesbian lampoon, fat women, Pakistani women, poetry, and women's writing. Special issues of periodicals on autobiography, evolution of feminist thought, women's and children's health, development, "Who Stole Feminism?", gender and sexuality, women geographers, and sex workers. Anniversary issues, transitions, ceased publications, and a periodical alarm. (Compiled by Linda Shult.) ITEMS OF NOTE: Among the resources: a catalog of goddess figures, several bookshops, articles on Latin American and Caribbean activism, women's health and sexual assault, a directory of lesbian and gay studies, a financial guide for older women, a list of research and documentation centers, a mail-order book club, several curriculum guides, a report on the glass ceiling, slide collections of work by women artists, reports on women's equality in Canada, women offenders, and more. (Compiled by Renee Beaudoin.) BOOKS RECENTLY RECEIVED.
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