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Shakespeare's Sisters: Voices of English and European Women Writers, 1500-1700

decoration02 Feb. 2012|20 May 2012
Many women were writing during Shakespeare's time - verse, prose, letters and journals, poetry, fiction, translations -, although many of their works were never published, and those that were, lay in relative critical neglect. In A Room of One’s Own Virginia Woolf imagined the difficulties women writers like Georgette de Montenay, Mary Ward or Lady Mary Wroth had to face, and the new Folger exhibition explores the lives and the works of those women who were, in fact, some of the first women writers in literary history.

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DATE
02 Feb. 2012|20 May 2012
ADDRESS
201 East Capitol Street
CITY
Washington, DC
( UNITED STATES )
ORGANIZED BY
Folger Shakespeare Library (Curator: Georgianna Ziegler)
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