Sources: starting points for research
This part of the site deals with the sources that provide information on the reception of women's writing. It presents what could be considered the starting point of research projects made possible by the database WomenWriters and serves as an example of the many possible sources one is or will be able to find in the database.
Intended public for this part of the site: researchers in the process of selecting and dealing with sources in reception history; also students seeking information about the ways in which we are proceeding, etc.
Sources are classified:
1. by country,
2. by category.
1. By country
- Belgian sources,
- Danish sources,
- Dutch sources,
- French sources,
- Portuguese sources,
- Romanian sources,
- Serbian sources,
- Swedish sources,
- etc., etc.
2. By category
2a. Contemporary (or pre-1900) sources
- Bookhistorical evidence:
- Handwritten comments in text,
- Articles in the press - to be distinguished:
- Mentions in the periodical press - to be distinguished:
- "General" press
- Women's press
- Prefaces (pre-1900),
- (Literary) history(before c. 1900), possibly to be distinguished:
- "General" literature
- Women's literature
- Bio-bibliographical compilations (pre-1900),
2b. Modern sources
- Modern inventories, on paper or accessible online;
- Modern biographies;
- Online projects in reception history, such as:
SvD, October 2011
- Note that when arriving in the database WomenWriters your status will be "not logged on", meaning that your access to the database is limited. For complete access (and participation in the project), contact Suzan van Dijk.