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2019-01-03-original-sources
This is fascinating, from The Guardian: "Spanish academic gets €1.5m EU grant to rescue 'women's writing'." Apparently, the European Research Council has given Carme Font, an English literature professor at the Autonomous University of Barcelona, a €1.5m grant to "scour libraries, archives and private collections in search of letters, poems and reflections written by women from 1500 to 1780." That's an impressively large span of time, and she's focusing on personal, informal writing. Just think about all the historical slang she's going to need to decipher...
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Posted by: Julianka

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