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Internet and the gendered study of literary history

European women writers in history

Their position in the literary field

Entering some of them into the literary canon?

>> International COST-WWIH workshop Münster 3-5 April 2013 <<

>> CLARIN-NL project COBWWWEB granted!<<

for the first time also 3 "virtual participants" <<

>> Ten-year anniversary Chawton House library: call for proposals<<

>> Recently published: Guyonne Leduc (ed.), Les rôles transfrontaliers joués par les femmes dans la construction de l'Europe<<
>> with contributions by COST-WWIH members<<

This website addresses students, researchers and others interested in women’s writing. It presents and invites research on women's writing (before 1900) made possible by the database WomenWriters. Aim of this database is to contain and present source material allowing to study the position women authors occupied in the literary field of their days.
The present website intends also to inform about this international collaboration and to provide preliminary results of research in this domain - as examples for students and for those willing to participate in the NEWW network, created within the project
New approaches to European Women’s Writing
(funded by N.W.O. Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research; 2007-2010), currently functioning as COST Action IS0901 "Women Writers In History" (2009-2013).

This website is, in part, still under construction.
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