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The Handmaid's Tale | Study Guide

Margaret Atwood

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The Handmaid's Tale | Suggested Reading


Here are some suggested reading materials and online resources to help you get a better understanding of Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale. In addition, we've listed some articles and other books that are similar to The Handmaid's Tale that you may enjoy.

Reading Materials

Atwood, Margaret. Dire Cartographies: The Roads to Ustopia and The Handmaid's Tale. New York: Vintage Books, 2011. Print.

Bloom's Modern Critical Interpretations: Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale. Eds. Harold Bloom and Margaret Atwood. New York: Chelsea House Publications, 2001. Print.

Bouson, J. Brooks. Critical Insights: The Handmaid's Tale. Pasadena: Salem Press, 2009. Print.

The Cambridge Companion to Margaret Atwood. Ed. Coral Ann Howells. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Print.

Tolan, Fiona. Margaret Atwood: Feminism and Fiction. New York: Rodopi, 2007. Print.

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