Introduction: Why 'literature and feminism'?.
Part I: Literature?.
1. Re-vision: Reading as a Woman.
2. Challenging the Canon and the Literary Establishment.
3. Writing by Women.
4. The Construction of Gender: Sigmund Freud and Jacques Lacan.
5. Writing as a Woman: Helen Cixous, Luce Irigaray and Ecriture Feminine.
6. Identities in Process: Poststructuralism, Julia Kristeva and Intertextuality.
7. A Return to Women in History: Lesbian, Black and Class.