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English 55H-001 FYS: Reading and Writing Women's Lives, Fall 2017 (Prof. Jane Danielewicz)

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If the woman you are researching is well known, then there may be books written on her.  Also, in terms of primary sources, there may be collections of her letters, diaries, interviews, etc.

Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi, 1977-

Brontë, Charlotte, 1816-1855.

Cisneros, Sandra.

Copeland, Misty.  [Author]

Fisher, Carrie. [Author]

Jolie, Angelina, 1975-

Kahlo, Frida.

Khan, Noor Inayat, 1914-1944

Kochiyama, Yuri.

Obama, Michelle, 1964-

Sexton, Anne, 1928-1974

Yousafzai, Malala, 1997-

You may also find biographies, histories of different groups of women.  There may be topical analysis , e.g., women's social conditions.  Some examples might be:

African American women -- Biography.

African American women -- Encyclopedias.

Muslim women -- Biography. {English language]

Muslim women -- Encyclopedias.

Anne Sexton / Peter Gabriel's "Mercy Street"

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie / "We Should All Be Feminists" (TEDTalk, 14 April 2017)

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Frida Kahlo Self Portrait / Biographical Video

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