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Biographical Information: Women
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Searchable full-text of Eighteenth Century Women Playwrights. General editor, Derek Hughes. 6 volumes. London: Pickering and Chatto, 2001. Includes plays by Delarivier Manley, Eliza Haywood, Mary Pix, Susanna Centlivre, Elizabeth Griffith, Hannah Cowley and Elizabeth Inchbald. The introductory matter for each playwright includes biographical information.
Includes biographical information on such authors as prominent women writers, including Sor Juana Inez de la Cruz, Mary Wollstonecraft, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Isabel Allende, Margaret Atwood, Doris Lessing, and Adrienne Rich.
Repository of historical perspectives on the evolution of the women's movement, men's studies, the transgendered community and the changes in gender roles over the years. Publications include scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, newsletters, regional publications, books and NGO, government and special reports. Archival material dates back to 1970 in some cases.
Includes the immediate experiences of 1,325 women as revealed in approximately 150,000 pages of diaries and letters. Also includes biographies and an annotated bibliography of the sources in the database.