Primary Sources

 

Date
Author
Title
1405
Christine de Pizan
The Book of the City of the Ladies
1792
Mary Wollstonecraft
Vindication of the Rights of Women
1892
Charlotte Perkins Gilman
The Yellow Wallpaper
1929
Virginia Woolf
A Room of One's Own
1930
Walter Benjamin
The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction
1935
Melanie Klein
A Contribution to the Psychogenesis of Manic-Depressive States
1940
Clement Greenberg
Avant Garde and Kitsch
1949
Simone de Beauvoir
The Second Sex
1963
Betty Friedan
The Feminine Mystique - Chapter 1, Chapter 2, Chapter 5
1964
Antonin Artaud
The Theatere and its Double
1967
Roland Barthes
The Death of the Author
1967
Michael Fried
Art and Objecthood
Guy Debord
The Society of the Spectacle
1968
Valerie Solanas
SCUM Manifesto
1971
Linda Nochlin
Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?
1973
Laura Mulvey
Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema
1974
Juliet Mitchell
Psychoanalysis and Feminism
1979
Jean-Francois Lyotard
The Postmodern Condition
1980
Julia Kristeva
Powers of Horror:  An Essay on Abjection
1984
Frederic Jameson
Postmodernism, or the Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism
1992
Arthur Danto
Modern, Postmodern and Contemporary
1994
John Boswell
Same-Sex Unions in Premodern Europe. New York: Random House Books, 1994.
1995
Christopher Whitcombe
The Venus of Willendorf
1996
Eve Ensler
The Vagina Monologues
1990s
Joyce A. Delaney Voices Not Heard: Women in a History Textbook
2003
Ann Landi
Who Are the Great Women Artists
2006
Randy Kennedy
Revising Art History's Big Book: Who's in and Who's Out
2009
John Boswell
Christianity, Social Tolerance, and Homosexuality: Gay People in Western Europe from the Beginning of the Christian Era to the Fourteenth Century

 

home
|
art 6
|
syllabus
|
|
worksheets
|
additional material
|
Moodle
|
email