This group seeks to promote and support female scholars of literature as experts in their fields and professionals in their own right. The group is a step toward building a database of scholars to be launched on a website in line with other “Women also Know …” sites. See us on Twitter @WeAlsoKnowLit
In recent years, Anne Askew has attained something of celebrity status among scholars of Tudor women’s writing and, more generally, of Tudor Reformation history. In the course of privileging Askew’s examinations above those of other female defendants (such as Elizabeth Young), scholars sometimes equate Askew’s rhetorical expertise with legal exper…[Read more]
Welcome to Women also Know Literature. If you are not yet a member, we hope that you will join us!
We are a group of literature scholars inspired by the efforts of “Women Also Know History,” which has launched an impressive website dedicated to promoting and supporting the work of women historians. We hope to do the same for women scholars of…[Read more]