As an output of the HERA Travelling Texts project, my PhD was conceptualised to find out more about the networks of women writers who featured in Spanish magazines of the third time window of the project, which corresponded to the period 1890-1914. Initially, my first emotion was one of trepidation, as the traditional teaching of literary history has led to only a few women writers featuring in the literary canon. My fear was that a study of the press archives over a three-year period would not uncover enough evidence of a Spanish female literary culture to provide a coherent doctoral narrative.
I should not have worried. The wealth of data Continue reading
This script is an example of our discussions concerning the development of a relational approach to the history of literary culture, very much a work in progress rather than a polished text.
After a little less than three years of very hard work, Judith Rideout has submitted her thesis on Women’s Writing Networks in Spanish Magazines around 1900. We are all very proud of her and wish her the best of luck for the viva!
Please follow this links to access summaries of the papers given at the conference Cultural Encounters through Reading and Writing: New Approaches to the History of Literary Culture (Glasgow Women’s Library, 9-11 June 2016).
Maria Moschioni, one of the three conference interns who helped prepare and accompany our closing conference Cultural Encounters through Reading and Writing: New Approaches to the History of Literary Culture (9-11 June 2016, Glasgow Women’s Library), produced this lovely, short video with her impressions.