1. Virginia Woolf, A Room of One's Own (New York: Harcourt, 1957) chaps. 1 and 6. 

2. Simone de Beauvoir, ‘Introduction’, in The Second Sex, tr. Constance Borde and Shiela Malovany-       Chevallier (London: Vintage, 2010) pp. 3–18. 

3. Kumkum Sangari and Sudesh Vaid, eds., ‘Introduction’, in Recasting Women: Essays in Colonial History (New Delhi: Kali for Women, 1989) pp. 1–25. 

4. Chandra Talpade Mohanty, ‘Under Western Eyes: Feminist Scholarship and Colonial Discourses’, in Contemporary Postcolonial Theory: A Reader, ed. Padmini Mongia (New York: Arnold, 1996) pp. 172–97.