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Women's Liberation and Literature [editor] (criticism) 1971

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A Literature of Their Own: British Women Novelists from Brontë to Lessing (nonfiction) 1977

These Modern Women: Autobiographical Essays from the Twenties [editor] (essays) 1978

The Female Malady: Women, Madness, and English Culture, 1830-1980 (criticism) 1985

The New Feminist Criticism: Essays on Women, Literature, and Theory [editor] (criticism) 1985

Alternative Alcott [editor] (criticism) 1988

Speaking of Gender [editor] (criticism) 1989

Sexual Anarchy: Gender and Culture at the Fin-de-Siècle (criticism) 1990

Modern American Women Writers [editor; with Lea Baechler and A. Walton Litz] (nonfiction) 1991

Sister's Choice: Tradition and Change in American Women's Writing (criticism) 1991

Daughters of Decadence: Women Writers of the Fin-de-Siècle [editor] (criticism) 1993

Hystories: Hysterical Epidemics and Modern Culture (criticism) 1997

Scribbling Women: Short Stories by Nineteenth-Century American Women [editor] (short stories) 1997

Inventing Herself: Claiming a Feminist Intellectual Heritage (criticism) 2000

Teaching Literature (nonfiction) 2003

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