In many countries in seventeenth-century Europe, women were forbidden to dress like men, and in some it was criminal. Dekker and Van de Pool note that the prohibitions were unusually strict in Europe compared to other cultures.
Karen Brahe and her library at Odense Adelige Jomfrukloster (Odense Secular Convent for Unmarried Noblewomen)
A conversation between postdoc Lucie Duggan, PI of the Augustinus-funded research project Reading Women. Karen Brahe and Female Book Ownership (1609-1736), SDU, and Professor Anne-Marie Mai, editor of Nordic Women’s Literature, SDU, on Lucie Duggan’s research project.
Nordic Women’s Literature has moved to a new location at the University of Southern Denmark, which will host the work in the future. A group of researchers from the University of Southern Denmark will edit new material for the major site.
Nordic Women’s Literary History was published in five volumes in the period 1993 to 1998. In 2017, it was increased by a sixth volume on recent Nordic literature.