Germaine Greer

Germaine Greer is an Australian born writer, journalist and scholar of early modern English literature, widely regarded as one of the most significant feminist voices of the later 20th century.

Greer’s ideas have created controversy ever since her ground-breaking The Female Eunuch became an international best-seller in 1970, turning her overnight into a household name and bringing her both adulation and criticism. She is also the author of Sex and Destiny: The Politics of Human Fertility (1984), The Change: Women, Ageing and the Menopause (1991), and most recently Shakespeare’s Wife (2007).

Books in order of publication:

(1970). The Female Eunuch. London: MacGibbon & Kee.

(1979) as Rose Blight. The Revolting Garden. HarperCollins.

(1979). The Obstacle Race: The Fortunes of Women Painters and Their Work. London: Martin Secker and Warburg.

(1984). Sex and Destiny: The Politics of Human Fertility. London: Harpercollins.

(1986). Shakespeare. Oxford: Oxford University Press (Past Masters series).

(1986). The Madwoman’s Underclothes: Essays and Occasional Writings. London: Picador.

(1988), ed. Kissing the Rod: An Anthology of Seventeenth Century Women’s Verse. London: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

(1989). Daddy, We Hardly Knew You. New York: Fawcett Columbine.

(1989) with Susan Hastings, Jeslyn Medoff, Melinda Sansone (eds.). Kissing the Rod: An Anthology of Seventeenth Century Women’s Verse. London: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

(1989) (ed.). The Uncollected Verse of Aphra Behn. London: Stump Cross Books.

(1990) with Ruth Little (eds.). The Collected Works of Katherine Philips: The Matchless Orinda, Volume III, The Translations. London: Stump Cross Books.

(1991). “The Offstage Mob: Shakespeare’s Proletariat”, in Tetsuo Kishi, Roger Pringle, and Stanley Wells (eds.). Shakespeare and Cultural Traditions. Newark: University of Delaware Press, pp. 54–75.

(1991). The Change: Women, Ageing and the Menopause.

(1994). “Macbeth: Sin and Action of Grace”, in J. Wain (ed.). Shakespeare: Macbeth. London: Macmillan, pp. 263–270.

(1995). Slip-Shod Sibyls: Recognition, Rejection and the Woman Poet. (1997) with Susan Hastings (eds.). The Surviving Works of Anne Wharton. London: Stump Cross Books.

(1999). The Whole Woman. London: Doubleday.

(2000). John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester. London: Northcote House Publishers.

(2001) (ed.). 101 Poems by 101 Women. London: Faber & Faber. (2003). The Boy. London: Thames & Hudson.

(2003). Poems for Gardeners. London: Virago.

(2004). Whitefella Jump Up: The Shortest Way to Nationhood. London: Profile Books (first published 2003 in Quarterly Essay).

(2007). Shakespeare’s Wife. London: Bloomsbury. (2007). Stella Vine. Oxford: Modern Art Oxford.

(2008). “Shakespeare and the Marriage Contract”, in Paul Raffield, Gary Watt (eds.). Shakespeare and the Law. London: Bloomsbury, pp. 51–64.

(2008). On Rage. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press. (2011) with Phil Willmott. Lysistrata: The Sex Strike: After Aristophanes. Samuel French Limited.

(2013). White Beech: The Rainforest Years. London: Bloomsbury.

(2018). On Rape. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press.

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