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The Zora Neal Hurston Plays at the Library of Congress-The Zora Neale Hurston Plays at the Library of Congress present a selection of ten plays written by Hurston (1891-1960), author, anthropologist, and folklorist. Deposited in the United States Copyright Office between 1925 and 1944, most of the plays remained unpublished and unproduced until they were rediscovered in the Copyright Deposit Drama Collection.

 

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  • African American Women Writers of the 19th century - This site makes available several dozen works, each text scrupulously reprinted with no posthumous editing, each preface intact, from 30 hitherto inaccessible volumes of 19th century African American women's literature. This site is well organized, providing search tools that allow the reader to search by title, author, and genre.
  • Andrea Dworkin Web Site
  • Beyond Nancy Drew - A detailed and informative annotated bibliography of books for girls based on materials held in the Rare Books, Manuscripts and Special Collections Library of Duke University.
  • Brown University Women Writers Project
  • Dickinson Electronic Archives
  • Emory Women Writers Resource Project - The works in this small collection of previously unedited 17th century texts by little-known writers focuses on various aspects of women's lives: intellectual freedom, religious inquiry, and women's standings in royal families. Anyone who wishes to find out more about unrenowned women writers or the process of editing a text will find this site worthwhile.
  • Reading Women Writers and African Literature
  • The Literature of Prescription: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and "The Yellow Wall"
  • The Red Brush
  • The Zora Neal Hurston Plays at the Library of Congress - The Zora Neale Hurston Plays at the Library of Congress present a selection of ten plays written by Hurston (1891-1960), author, anthropologist, and folklorist. Deposited in the United States Copyright Office between 1925 and 1944, most of the plays remained unpublished and unproduced until they were rediscovered in the Copyright Deposit Drama Collection.
  • Victorian Women Writers Project - The goal of the Victorian Women Writers Project is to produce highly accurate transcriptions of works by British women writers of the 19th century. Genres represented will include anthologies, novels, political pamphlets, religious tracts, children's books, and volumes of poetry and verse drama. Users should consult both the list of works available and those being encoded to ascertain the status of a particular author's work.
  • Women Writers: The Reception of Their Works
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    Women in the Military

    MilitaryWoman.org - A useful site for women in the military, women contemplating military service, and women veterans.

     
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