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The Handmaid's Tale (1985): Web Sources

A list of resources available through Truxal Library for researching Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale


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These are general, informative websites:

Margaret Atwood: The Handmaid's Tale
Atwood answers questions from readers about The Handmaid's Tale, from the BBC's World Book Club

Reader's Companion to The Handmaid's Tale
From The Book Group Corner at Randomhouse

Study Guide to Margaret Atwood: The Handmaid's Tale
Notes by Paul Brians, Department of English, Washington State University

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