The Invention of Female Biography
Editing Women's Writing, 1670-1840
By Gina Luria Walker
October 31, 2017
Mary Hays worked alone in compiling the 302 entries that make up Female Biography (1803). By contrast, producing a modern, critical edition of the work relied on the expertise of 168 scholars across 18 countries. Essays in this collection focus on the exhaustive research, editorial challenges and ...
By Amy Culley, Anna M. Fitzer
September 22, 2017
This edited volume is the first to reflect on the theory and practice of editing women’s writing of the 18th century. The list of contributors includes experts on the fiction, drama, poetry, life-writing, diaries and correspondence of familiar and lesser known women, including Jane Austen, ...