What I have learned after three years of studying female participation in Spanish magazines around 1900, by Judith Rideout

 

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