Dosanjh, Raminder, Surinder Deo and Surjeet Sidhu. Spousal
Abuse: Experiences of 15 South Asian Canadian Women
Earle, D., et al.
There and Back: Sharing Our Stories
*Green, Ann K. Coming Out of
Green, Lilian. Ordinary Wonders: Living Recovery from
Head, Bessie. The Collector of Treasures
*Ludwig, Susan E. After You Tell
*McFall, Karen. Pat King's
*Paris, Susan. Mommy and Daddy Are Fighting
Linda and Darlyne Walker. Domestic Violence
Cry Hard and Swim: The Story of an Incest Survivor
Aboriginal Women: Aboriginal Women Speak Out About Violence
Westcoast Reader: Special Issue on Wife Abuse. March 1995
Poetry, not only about
abuse, but poems about strong women and other poems which can be read as part
of a process of returning to the world after working on memories of abuse:
Allen, Lillian. Women Do This Every Day: Selected Poems of
Lillian Allen, especially "Nellie Belly Swelly," "Hold on Sister," "Every
Child is Different"
Braid, Kate. Covering Rough Ground, especially"
A Woman's Touch"
brandt, di. (1992). Mother, Not Mother
Marge. To Be of Use, especially" A Just Anger," "A Work of Artifice"
Piercy, Marge. (1986). The Moon is Always Female, especially "For
Tynes, Maxine N. Woman Talking Woman, especially "For
the Montreal Fourteen"
Tynes, Maxine N. Borrowed Beauty
Bronwen. The Stubborn Particulars of Grace
Songs about violence and
Allen, Lillian. "Nellie Belly Swelly" on Revolutionary Tea
Joyce, Moon. "Lying in the Bed I Made" (a song about a battered
woman) on The Infinite Edge
Kaldor, Connie. "One Hit" (song about
leaving a violent relationship) and "Rage Inside" on Gentle of Heart
Chapman, Tracy. "Behind the Wall" on Tracy Chapman
Pam. "Survivor," "Enid and Me" on Survivor (a whole cassette of songs for
Field, Jane. "A Cautionary Tale or Aren't You Glad That You Know
Wen-do" on The Fishing Is Free
Mantle, Arlene. "Little One," "Coming
Home," Nothin's Gonna Keep Us Down," on Full Circle
|The Colour Purple
National Film Board Films:
|| Sandra's Garden
||The Crown Prince
||Where Angels Dare
||To a Safer Place