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Rape Fantasies


The short story “Rape Fantasies” by Margaret Atwood was published in 1975.  The story, told by Estelle, relates the rape fantasies that she and her coworkers shared over a bridge game at lunch.


LINCCWeb online catalog – Search Terms


  • Margaret Atwood
  • Margaret Atwood Criticism and Interpretation



Call Numbers for Browsing the Shelves


  •  PR9199.3 A8



Circulating Books – A Selected List


  • Gilbert, Sandra M. The Norton Anthology of Literature by Women. 1985.

                      Call Number:  PS508 .W7 N67

  • Rigney, Barbara Hill. Margaret Atwood. 1987.

                       Call Number:  PR9199.3 .A8 Z84 1987

  • Stein, Karen F. Margaret Atwood Revisited. 1999

                     Call Number:  PR9199.3 .A8 Z896 1999

  • Approaches to Teaching Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale and Other Works. 1996.

                      Call Number:  PR9199.3 .A8 Z53 1996



Reference Materials


  • Contemporary Literary Criticism Call Number:  REF PN771 .C59

o   Vol. 25, pg. 61

  • Masterplots II: Short Story Series (Revised Edition)Call Number: REF PN3326 .M27 2004

o   Vol. 6, pg. 3322-24          

  • Short Story CriticismCall Number:  PN3321 .S5

o   Vol. 2, pg. 3-4, 6-8, 10-12

o   Vol. 46, pg. 26, 33, 35, 40, 76, 94

  • Short Stories for StudentsCall Number: REF PN3330 .S386

o   Vol. 3, pg. 252-268



Research Databases


To access Valencia’s research databases, open your Atlas account, select ‘Search the Library’, then select ‘Databases A-Z’.

  • Academic Search Complete
  • Literature Resources from Gale


This Research Guide is designed to help users find information on a particular topic within the Valencia Community College East Campus Library.  This is by no means a comprehensive list of resources and other resources may be available on this topic.  Please check the LINCCWeb, Valencia East’s online catalog, to verify the availability of circulating books within the library.  Feel free to ask a librarian for help if you need further assistance.

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Last Revised on November 21, 2021



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