Introduction to the Website

What’s What and What’s Where

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Here is what you can expect to find in each section.

Home: contains frequently updated information about events connected with the Corvey Project, and about what’s new on the website, as well as links to sites for SHU English Studies and the School of Cultural Studies.

Corvey Project: includes descriptions of the history and aims of the Corvey Project on Women’s Writing 1790-1840, as well as a presentation of undergraduate research contributions to the Project (‘Adopt an Author’), and links to websites dealing with romantic-era women’s writing.

Corvey Collection: contains introductions to the historical and scholarly significance of the Corvey Library, and checklists of three important parts of the English-language holdings, belles-lettres (published in a microfiche edition by Belser-Verlag), travel writing (published in a microfiche edition by Olms), and women’s writing across all genres.

Database: this is the focus of Corvey Project research; a catalogue of belles-lettres women’s writing in the Corvey Library which forms the basis for a hypertext companion to women’s writing in the period 1790-1840. New material on authors and texts is constantly being added.