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Falcus, Sarah. “Her Odyssey: Herstory in Michele Roberts's Fair Exchange.Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction 44, no. 3 (spring 2003): 237-51.

Falcus explores how Roberts “deals with the making of historical narrative” in Fair Exchange.

Matthews, Samantha. “Scribbling Sisters.” Times Literary Supplement, no. 5219 (11 April 2003): 8.

Matthews evaluates the strengths and weaknesses of The Mistressclass.

Rowland, Susan. “Michele Roberts' Virgins: Contesting Gender in Fictions, Re-writing Jungian Theory and Christian Myth.” Journal of Gender Studies 8, no. 1 (March 1999): 35-43.

Rowland argues that Roberts' novels use narrative fiction to challenge dualisms inherent in Christianity and Jungian theory and reshape feminist desire.

Additional coverage of Roberts's life and career is contained in the following sources published by the Gale Group: Contemporary Authors, Vol. 115; Contemporary Authors New Revision Series, Vol. 58; Contemporary Literary Criticism, Vol. 48; Contemporary Novelists, Ed. 7; Dictionary of Literary Biography, Vol. 231; Feminist Writers; and Literature Resource Center.

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