Recent Books That May Be of Interest to Women Scholars

books2Women in Academia Report regularly publishes a list of new books that may be of interest to our readers. The books included are on a wide variety of subjects and present many different points of view. The opinions expressed in these books do not necessarily reflect the views of the editorial board of WIAReport.

Here are the latest selections. Click on any of the titles for more information or to purchase through

Dangerous Women:
The Perils of Muses and Femmes Fatales

by Laura Adler and Elisa Lecosse
(Flammarion Group)

Evolutionary Rhetoric:
Sex, Science, and Free Love in Nineteenth-Century Feminism

by Wendy Hayden
(Southern Illinois University Press)

Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker
by Jennifer Chiaverini
(Dutton Adult)

Precocious Charms:
Stars Performing Girlhood in Classical Hollywood Cinema

by Gaylyn Studlar
(University of California Press)

Victorian Women Writers, Radical Grandmothers, and the Gendering of God
by Gail Turley Houston
(Ohio State University Press)

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