In print:

Atwood, Margaret. The Handmaid's Tale. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1986.

Castro, Jan Garden and Kathryn VanSpanckeren, eds. Margaret Atwood: Vision and Forms. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1988.

Neuman, Shirley. "'Just a Backlash': Margaret Atwood, Feminism and The Handmaid's Tale." University of Toronto Quarterly 75.3 (Summer 2006): 856-868.

Nischik, Reingard M., ed. Margaret Atwood: Works & Impact. Rochester: Camden House Press, 2000.

Sova, Dawn B. "The Handmaid's Tale." Banned Books: Literature Suppressed on Sexual Grounds. New York: Facts On File, 1998.

Wagner-Lawlor, Jennifer A. "From Irony to Affiliation in Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale." Critique 45.1 (Fall 2003): p 83-96.

Whitson, Kathy J. "Margaret Atwood." Encyclopedia of Feminist Literature. Westport: Greenwood Press, 2004.


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Other Media

The Handmaid's Tale. Dir. Volker Schlondorff. Perf. Natasha Richardson, Robert Duval, Faye Dunaway, Aidan Quinn. Screenplay Harold Pinter based on the novel by Margaret Atwood. MGM Studios, 1990. VHS.

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