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Carme Font Paz

Specializing in

  • English literature
  • Prophetic writing by women in the early modern period

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Some recent publications relevant for NEWW

  • La Literatura del Feminismo Temprano en Europa: el Caso Inglés (The Literature of Early Modern Feminisms in Europe: the English Case). Madrid, Ediciones Cátedra, Colección Letras Universales, 2011 (forthcoming June). Translation, edition, notes and long critical introduction of a selection of Seventeenth and Eighteenth-century English women writers.
  • “‘I have written the things which I did hear, see, tasted and handled’: Selfhood and Voice in Katherine Evans’ and Sarah Cheevers’ A Short Relation of Their Sufferings (1662)”, in SEDERI Yearbook of the Spanish and Portuguese Society for English Renaissance Studies, vol. 20 (2010): p.50-77.
  • “The case for prophecy: politics, gender and self-representation in 17th-Century prophetic discourses”, in Revista Alicantina de Estudios Ingleses, nº 22, p. 63-78.
  • (with Curbet, Joan), “Reading in Seventeenth-Century England: Reason and Revolution”, in The Cultural History of Reading (ed. Gabrielle Watling), Connecticut: Greenwood Press, p. 143-176.
  • “For the Progress of Women: An Approach to Womanhood in the ‘New Woman’ Print Culture of 1890s Britain”, in Origins of English Literary Modernism, 1870-1914 (ed. Gregory F. Tague)Palo Alto, Maryland: Academica Press, p. 83-96.

Realized or planned activities/publications in NEWW-context

  • "The cry of a virgin: gender and self-representation in Lady Eleanor Davies’ prophetic texts", in Lieselotte Steinbrügge and Suzan van Dijk, eds., Narrations genrées. Ecrivaines dans l’histoire européenne jusqu’au début du XXe siècle. Louvain etc., Peeters, 2014, p. 191-201.
  • Participating in COST Action IS 0901 “Women Writers in History” (2009-2013); member of Working Group 1; cf. COST website.
  • Participating in the Action conference Voices in Dialogue, Chawton 3-5 November 2011
  • Participating in 1st Think-tank-meeting "Interconnectivity", Göteborg, 27-30 September 2011
  • Participating in the COST-WWIH workshop, Belgrade 14-16 April 2011
  • Participation in the Women Telling Nations: 1st Milestone conference, Madrid 11-13 November 2010
  • Participating in the NEWW Bochum Conference, May 2009.


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