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Women Writers Project

The Brown University Women Writers Project has recently published the beta-test version of an online textbase. The textbase is a collection of primarily pre-Victorian (1450-1850) literature written by women. The initial release of the textbase will include over 200 texts, and 50 to 100 more will be added in the first year. The collection spans a wide array of topics and genres, providing a unique...
Two on Virginia Woolf

During her life, Virginia Woolf distinguished herself through her novels and her excellent essays. She is counted as an important influence by many of today's preeminent writers, and there are a plethora of websites dedicated to her. The first website offered here leads to the homepage of the International Virginia Woolf Society, which is an allied organization of the Modern Language Association...
Women Writers Project

The Women's Writers Project (WWP) at Brown University has been working on preserving and publishing early women's writing in English since 1988, and they have had an online presence since the late 1990s. Along with sponsoring an annual conference, they maintain this website, where visitors will find information about their digital publication schedule, their educational seminars, and other events....
Before Victoria: Extraordinary Women of the British Romantic Era

This digital gallery from the New York Public Library (NYPL) was prepared for an exhibition of the same name that was presented at NYPL in 2005. It consists primarily of page spreads from printed materials dating from the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Written for and by women, these texts and images cover topics ranging from Adultery to Violence against women, with Girls, Grief, Kissing, and...