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SHARP conference 2012

Nina Geerdink organised a session in this conference, entitled:

Economic Imperatives for Women’s Writing


Fighting for her profession: Dorothe’s discourse of self-defence

‘The Cure of the Kingdome’: Defending female authorship in Elizabeth Poole’s A Vision (1648)

Female entrepreneurship: authors, printers and profits in the Dutch republic around 1700

President of session

After the session the decision was taken to issue a call for papers in order to prepare a volume about this question.

This volume will be published in the newly created series "Women Writers in History". It will be entitled: "Mightier than the Spoon is the Pen": Economic Imperatives for Women's Writing before 1800, edited by Nina Geerdink and Carme Font Paz.

SvD, January 2014

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