The Early Modern Commons


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The Transatlantic Reception and Circulation of Women’s Writing

24 November 2017

As you probably know, RECIRC’s scope comprises the entire English-speaking world. Most days, I am thinking about women writing or being read in early modern Britain and Ireland....

Ann Bathurst – Poet

15 November 2017

Ann Bathurst (c. 1638-1704) was a theological and mystical writer. She was connected to the seventeenth-century dissenting religious group, the London Philadelphian Society, which was...

CFP: Historians of Women Religious of Britain and Ireland Annual Conference

30 October 2017

The Historians of Women Religious of Britain and Ireland network is a lively community of scholars that includes academics, archivists, students and others interested in the history...

Women’s Music Manuscripts

13 October 2017

Myself and Mark Empey are currently making final revisions to an essay on women’s book ownership (part of a volume titled Women’s Bookscapes in Early Modern Britain, edited...