UPDATE: Women Writers and Stationers in Early Modern London (5/15/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/13/06)
CFP: Women Writers and Stationers in Early Modern London (5/15/06; MMLA 11/9/06-11/13/06)
Shakespeare's Sisters: Women Writers and Stationers in Early Modern England.
Since Virginia Woolf wrote A Room of One's Own, scholars have discovered (and continue to discover) that Shakespeare did, indeed, have "sisters." These women broke barriers in literature, drama, and in the printing houses of London. This panel seeks papers that address women writers from Isabella Whitney to Aphra Behn, and the conventions within which they wrote including closet drama, poetry, and pamphlets. We are also interested in papers that examine the roles women played in printing--and the innovative ways they discovered to compete successfully in a male-dominated business. Abstracts should be sent to Dr. Terri Bourus at tbourus_at_iuk.edu by May 15, 2006.
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