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garden-1176406_640One of the primary goals of The Stainforth Library of Women's Writing project is to recover women writers who have been neglected, undervalued, or lost from literary studies. We recognize that these voices are important for a better understanding of the historical moments they inhabited, the literary culture they participated in, and the tradition of women's writing they helped cultivate. As part of our effort to draw attention to these women, we are making a...

Page 388 copy (1)As a research assistant for the Stainforth Library of Women’s Writing, one of my jobs has been to help transcribe and edit the entries in Stainforth’s manuscript into a Google spreadsheet—an activity that involves hours of staring at digitized versions of handwritten manuscript pages. The task may seem tedious—and, well, it is—but doing this kind of work has...

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