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Leaping the Barrier

Words in Winter

Event Date: 20 July 2024 02:00 PM to 20 July 2024 03:00 PM
Author / Presenters: Professor Chris Browne
Event Organiser: The Johnston Collection

From Aphra Behn to Mary Shelley, women have had to fight to overcome many barriers to publication placed in their paths by life, society, their family and by men. Chris will relate stories of these talented and enterprising pioneers using examples of their books from his extensive collection of 18th and 19th century literature to illustrate his presentation.

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