The Handmaid’s Tale Webinar – January 2022

This event took place on the 8th January 2022. The first video below is the recording of the main event. The second video was recorded separately due to illness.
Suggested reading list (provided by Dr Kiriaki Massoura of the University of Northumbria):

Bouson, Brooks, J, The Handmaid’s Tale (Pasadena: Salem Press, 2010). 

Coad, David, ‘Hymens, Lips and Masks: The Veil in Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale’Literature and Psychology, 47:1-2 (2001), 54-67. 

Howells, Coral Ann, ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’, Margaret Atwood, 2nd ed (Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan, 2005), pp. 93-109. 

Madonne, Miner, ‘ “Trust me”: reading the romance plot in Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale’Twentieth Century Literature, 37:2 (1991), 148-168. 

Mohr, Dunia M, Worlds apart? Dualism and Transgression in Contemporary Female Dystopias (London: McFarland & Co, 2005). 

Muñoz González, Esther, ‘Two Legged Wombs: Surrogacy and Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale’Revista de Estudios Norteamericanos,23 (2019), 231-248. 

Neuman, Shirley, ‘Just a Backlash’: Margaret Atwood, Feminism, and The Handmaids’ Tale’University of Toronto Quarterly, 75:3 (2006), 857-68. 

Sousa, Oliveira, Manuel J., ‘Slightly Acid on the Tongue”: Food and Subversiveness in The Handmaid’s Tale’. Margaret Atwood Studies, 13 (2019), 27-35.  

Stein, Karen F, ‘Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale: Scheherazade in Dystopia,’ University of Toronto Quarterly, 61: 2 (1991), 269-279. 

Tolan, Fiona ‘ “Feminist utopias and questions of liberty” Margaret  Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale as critique of second wave feminism’, Women: A Cultural Review, (2005) 16:1, 18-32. 

Wagner-Lawlor, Jennifer A, ‘From Irony to Affiliation in Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale’, Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction, 45:1 (2003), 83-96. 

Wisker, Gina, Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale: A Reader’s Guide (London: Continuum, 2010). 

Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale (Season 1, Hulu Adaptation, 2017) 

Cullen, Sarah,‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’ Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies16 (2017), 206-209. 

Hendershot, Heather, ‘The Handmaid’s Tale as Ustopian Allegory: “Stars and Stripes Forever, Baby” ’ Film Quarterly, 72:1 (2018), 13-25. 

Holladay, Wilson, Holly, ‘The drip, drip, drip of dystopia: The Handmaid’s Tale, temporal boundaries, and affective investment’, Feminist Media Studies, 21:3 (2021), 477-92. 

Somacarrera Iñigo, Pilar, ‘Thank You for Creating This World for All of Us’: Globality and the Reception of Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale after Its Television Adaptation’, Revista Canaria de Estudios Ingleses, 78(2019), 85-95 

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