Shame – An incremental, collaborative bibliography


Adamson, Joseph and Hilary Clark (eds). Scenes of Shame: Psychoanalysis, Shame, and Writing. State University of New York Press,1999.

Agamben, Giorgio. “Idée de la honte”, in Idée de la prose (1988). Christian Bourgeois, 2007.

Ahmed, Sara. The Cultural Politics of Emotion. Edinburgh University Press, 2004 (ch. 5).

Attwell, David, Annalisa Pes & Susanna Zinato (eds.) Poetics and Politics of Shame in Postcolonial Literature. Routledge 2019. 

Barbalet, Jack (ed.) Emotions and Sociology. Blackwell Publishing, 2012.

Barrie, David. “Naming and Shaming: Trial by Media in Nineteenth-Century Scotland”. Journal of British Studies. 54 (2015): 349-376.

Bartky, Sandra Lee. “Shame and Gender”, in Femininity and Domination, Routledge, 1990 (p. 83-98)

Bernard, David. Lacan et la honte. De la honte à l’hontologie. Editions du champ lacanien, 2011. 

Bewes, Timothy. The Event of Postcolonial Shame. Princeton UP, 2011.

Bloomfield, Michael. “Shame Campaigns and Environmental Justice: Corporate Shaming as Activist Strategy”. Environmental Politics 23, 2014.

Bramall Rebecca. “A ‘powerful weapon’? Tax, avoidance, and the politics of celebrity shaming”, Celebrity Studies, 9:1, (2018): 34-52.

Bouson, J. Brooks. Embodied Shame: Uncovering Female Shame in Contemporary Women’s Writings. SUNY Press, 2009.

Brennan, Linda & Binney, Wayne. “Fear, Guilt, and Shame Appeals in Social Marketing”. Journal of Business Research. 62. (2010): 140-146.

Ciccone, Albert et Alain Ferrant. Honte, culpabilité et traumatisme. Dunod, 2008.

Claeys, Martha. “Green shame: the next moral revolution?”. Global Discourse, 10-2, 2020. DOI: 10.1332/204378919X15764490951187

Corbin, Alain et al. Histoire des émotions (3 volumes). Éditions du Seuil, 2016.

Crozier-De Rosa, Sharon. Shame and the Anti-Feminist Backlash: Britain, Ireland and Australia, 1890-1920. Routledge, 2018.

Cyrulnik, Boris. Mourir de dire : la honte. Odile Jacob, 2010.

de Gaulejac, Vincent. Les Sources de la honte. Points, 2015.

Déchaux, Jean-Hugues, ed. “Intégrer l’émotion à l’analyse sociologique de l’action”. Special issue of Émotion/Émotions, 2 (2015).

Deluermoz, Quentin et al. “Écrire l’histoire des émotions: de l’objet à la catégorie d’analyse”. Revue d’histoire du XXe siècle.

Dialzell, Rozamund. Shameful Autobiographies: Shame in Contemporary Australian Autobiographies and Culture. Melbourne UP, 1999.

Eribon, Didier. Réflexions sur la question gay. Paris: Flammarion, 1999. (English transl. Insult and the Making of the Gay Self, Michael Lucey: 2004).

Fernie, Ewan. Shame in Shakespeare. Routledge, 2002.

Foucault, Michel. Histoire de la sexualité, vol. 4. Les aveux de la chair. Gallimard, 2018.

Fox, Pamela. Class fictions: shame and resistance in the British working-class novel, 1890-1945. Duke UP,1994.

Frevert, Ute. “Le genre et l’histoire. L’exemple de la honte.” In J-J Courtine (ed.) Histoire des émotions, Vol. 3. De la fin du 19e siècle à nos jours. Seuil, 2017.

Gagnebin, Murielle & Julien Milly (eds.) Les images honteuses. Champ Vallon, 2006.

Gilbert, Paul and Jeremy Miles, ed. Body Shame: Conceptualization, Research and Treatment. Brunner-Routledge, 2002.

Goldman Lauren. “Trending Now: The Use of Social Media Websites in Public Shaming Punishments.” American Criminal Law Review 52 (2015): 415–51.

Hafner-Burton, Emilie. “Sticks and Stones: Naming and Shaming the Human Rights Enforcement Problem”. International Organization, Vol. 62 (2008): 689-716.

Halperin, David M. and Valerie Traub (eds.) Gay Shame. U. of Chicago, 2009.

Hovarth, Susan. “Esquisse pour une sociologie historique de la honte”. History of European Ideas, Vol. 17, N° 5 (September 1993): 615-638.

Hess, Kristy & Waller, Lisa. “The digital pillory: media shaming of ‘ordinary’ people for minor crimes”, Continuum. Journal of Media & Cultural Studies, 28:1 (2014): 101-111.

Janin, Claude. La honte, ses figures et ses destins. PUF, 2007.

Jacquet, Jennifer. Is Shame Necessary: New Uses for an Old Tool. Pantheon Books, 2015.

Johnson, Erica L. and Patricia Moran (eds.) The Female Face of Shame. Indiana University Press, 2013. 

Klonick, Kate. “Re-Shaming the Debate: Social Norms, Shame, and Regulation in an Internet Age.” Maryland Law Review 75 (2016): 1029–65.

Lacan, Jacques. L’Envers de la psychanalyse. Séminaire 17 (1979-80). Seuil, 1991.

Lalwica, Michelle Mary. Shameful Bodies. Religion and the Culture of Physical Improvement. Bloomsbury, 2017.

Lebovic, James H., and Voeten, Erik. “The Politics of Shame: The Condemnation of Country Human Rights Practices in the UNHCR”. International Studies Quarterly, 50 (4), 2006: 861–88.

Liliequist Jonas. A History of Emotions: 1200-1800. Routledge, 2012.

Micheli, Raphaël. Les émotions dans les discours. De Baeck, 2014.

Miller, Susan B. Shame in Context. Routledge, 2013 (1996).

Morgan,Michael L. On Shame. Routledge, 2008.

Martin, J-P. La honte. Réflexions sur la littérature. Seuil, 2006.

Mitchell, Kaye. Writing Shame. Gender, Contemporary Literature and Negative Affect. Edinburgh UP, 2020.

Munt, Sally. Queer Attachments. The Cultural Politics of Shame. Ashgate, 2007.

O’Hara, Mary. The Shame Game. Overturning the Toxic Poverty Narrative, Bristol University Press, 2020.

Popa, Bogdan. Shame. A Genealogy of Queer Practices in the 19th Century. Edinburgh UP, 2018.

Petley, Julian (ed) Media and Public Shaming. Drawing the Boundaries of Disclosure. A.B. Tauris and the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, University of Oxford, 2013.

Plamper, Jan. A History of Emotions: An Introduction. Oxford University Press, 2017.

Probyn, Elspeth. Blush: Faces of Shame. University of Minnesota Press, 2005.

Sedgwick, Eve Kosofsky. “Shame, Theatricality, and Queer Performativity: Henry James’s The Art of the Novel”, in Touching Feeling: Affect, Pedagogy, Performativity, Duke UP, 2003.

—‘Shame in the Cybernetic Fold’, in Touching Feeling: Affect, Pedagogy, Performativity, Duke UP, 2003 .

—and Adam Frank (eds.) Shame and Its Sisters: A Silvan Tomkins Reader. Duke UP, 1995.

Seidman, Gay. (2008). “Transnational Labour Campaigns: Can the Logic of the Market Be Turned Against Itself?”. Development and Change. 39. 991 – 1003.

Sheils, Barry and Julie Walsh (eds.) Shame and Modern Writing. Routledge, 2018.

Stockton, Kathryn Bond. Beautiful Bottom, Beautiful Shame: Where “Black” Meets “Queer.” Duke UP, 2006.

Sznycer, Daniel et al. “Cross-cultural invariances in the architecture of shame”. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, vol. CXV, n°39, September, 25, 2018.

Teekah, A., Scholz, E., Friedman, M., & O’Reilly, A. (eds.) This Is What a Feminist Slut Looks Like: Perspectives on the SlutWalk Movement. Demeter Press, 2015.

Tisseron, Serge. La honte. Psychanalyse d’un lien social. Dunod, 1992.

Du bon usage de la honte. Ramsay, 1998.

Ces désirs qui nous font honte. Désirer, souhaiter, agir : le risque de la confusion. Fabert, 2010.

Tobin, Theresa W. & Moon, Dawne. “The politics of shame in the motivation to virtue: Lessons from the shame, pride, and humility experiences of LGBT conservative Christians and their allies”, Journal of Moral Education, 48:1 (2019): 109-125.

Turner, Jonathan and Jan Stets. “Sociological Theories of Human Emotions” Annual Review of Sociology 32 (2006): 25-52.

Vennesson, Pascal. “War under transnational surveillance: Framing ambiguity and the politics of shame”. Review of International Studies. 40 (2013) : 25-51.

Vermot, Cécile. “Capturer une émotion qui ne s’énonce pas. Trois interprétations de la honte”. Terrains/Théories 2 (2015).

Weiwei, Ai, ‘The Politics of Shame: Ai Weiwei in conversation with Anthony Downey’, The Large Glass: Journal of Contemporary Art, Culture and Theory, Museum of Contemporary Art, 25/26 (2018): 28–42.

White, Gillian. Lyric Shame: The ‘Lyric’ Subject of Contemporary American Poetry. Harvard University Press, 2011.

Wicomb, Zoë. “Shame and Identity: The Case of the Coloured in South Africa.” In Attridge, Derek & Jolly, Rosemary (eds.), Writing South Africa: Literature, Apartheid, and Democracy, 1970-1995. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. 

Williams, Bernard. Shame and Necessity. University of California Press, 2008.

Wurmser, Léon. The Mask of Shame. Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press, 1981.

Shame and Shamelessness, EJES special issue, Vol. 23, N°3 (2019).


Bergman, Ingmar. Skammen [Shame] (film). 1968

Ernaux, Annie. La honte. Paris: Gallimard, 1999.

McQueen, Steve. Shame (film). 2011.

Nasreen, Taslima.  Lajja: Shame. Penguin Books, 1994.

Rushdie, Salman. Shame. Jonathan Cape, 1983.

Tansi, Sony Labou. L’Etat honteux. Paris, Seuil, 1981.

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