Free Access for Women’s History Month

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Once again The Orlando Project is delighted to celebrate Women’s History Month by making the textbase freely available for the month of March 2014, courtesy of Cambridge University Press.

Click here to go to the Cambridge site.

If you encounter the login page, use the following credentials:

Username: womenshistory2014
Password: orlando2014

We’d be delighted to receive feedback at orlando@ualberta.ca.

Enjoy!

Reviews of Orlando

Alison Booth in Biography

[H]igh standard of biographical and historiographical interpretation and writing . . . an irrefutable confirmation that any one life (and life writing) is always a network of relations, locations, events, and categories (Booth 728).

Orlando isn’t just all about any woman writer who ever had anything to do with the British Isles, and some affiliated writers, or about the historical context for these longstanding traditions. It’s also all about markup. It’s about demystifying digital research for the scholar who might secretly still believe technology belongs to non-humanists or to nerdy men. On the contrary, markup is man-womanly in a Woolfian sense, some sort of cross-dressing of logic, poetry, sewing, and architecture. No longer romanticizing infinite possibilities, the digital community acknowledges that coding is interpretive (729).

Alison Booth. Biography 31: 4 (Fall 2008), 725-34.(Available from Project MUSE).
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