NEW AUTHOR ENTRIES

  • Elizabeth Grymeston, before 1563 – 1601/4. Her single surviving text, published soon after her death, is a literary-historical landmark whether read as conduct literature, essays, or a mother’s legacy.
  • Olaudah Equiano, c. 1745 – 1797. Afro-British sailor, explorer, and autobiographer. His memoirs are the most important among his various abolitionist writings.
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New Author Entries

  • Rose Hickman, 1526-1613: Protestant middle-class Londoner whose memoirs of the turbulent Reformation years were preserved by her descendants as “Certaine old storyes recorded by an aged gentlewoman”.
  • Sarah, Lady Cowper, 1644-1723: diarist, commonplace-book writer, and abridger (for a daughter-in-law) of a history of the world from biblical times to the present.
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On 10 June 2015 Dr. Patricia Clements, founding director of the Orlando Project, is to receive an honorary D.Litt. from the University of Alberta. Dr. Clements, along with thirteen other outstanding individuals, will participate in celebrating and encouraging the University of Alberta graduating class of June 2015.

The Orlando textbase was on free access for March 2015 (Women’s History Month). We hear this was much enjoyed.

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