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Wed, Jun 09



Women Authors You’ve Never Heard Of

Women have been writing for as long or longer than men have. Yet the barriers to women expressing themselves through the written word were formidable. We’ll explore how recovering the writing of largely forgotten women authors enriches our understanding of history and culture.

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Women Authors You’ve Never Heard Of
Women Authors You’ve Never Heard Of

Time & Location

Jun 09, 2021, 1:00 PM – Jul 14, 2021, 2:45 PM


About the event

  • Week 1:  Pray-ers and poets. Hymns by Her
  • Week 2: Dear Diary. When Private Reflections and Memoirs (Sometimes) Go Public
  • Week 3: Idealists and Ideologues. Women with a Cause – Essays, “belles lettres” and political tracts
  • Week 4: Making a Long Story Short. Some Great Short Stories and the Women who Wrote Them
  • Week 5: Novel Approaches. Women Novelists of the 17th -19th century
  • Week 6: Dramatists and Playwrights. The Play's the Thing

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