Allen, Carolyn. Following Djuna: Women Lovers and the Erotics of Loss. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1996. Winterson is covered in this study of the influence of Djuna Barnes.
Gilmore, Leigh. The Limits of Autobiography: Trauma and Testimony. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 2001. Contains an essay on the “anatomy of absence” in Written on the Body.
Grice, Helena, and Tim Woods, eds. “I’m Telling You Stories”: Jeanette Winterson and the Politics of Reading. Atlanta: Rodopi, 1998. A collection of nine essays, many of a very dense theoretical nature. The essays by Lynne Pearce and by the editors, however, are good introductory studies.
Harris, Andrea. Other Sexes: Rewriting Difference from Woolf to Winterson. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2000. A study of the representation of lesbianism and “alternate” sexuality in Virginia Woolf, Marianne Hauser, Djuna Barnes, and Winterson.
Pressler, Christopher. So Far So Linear: Responses to the Work of Jeanette Winterson. Nottingham, England: Pauper’s Press, 2000. A study of the critical reception of Winterson’s work.
Reynolds, Margaret, and Jonathan Noakes. Jeanette Winterson. New York: Vintage, 2003. A reader’s guide to four of Winterson’s novels, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, The Passion, Sexing the Cherry, and The PowerBook.