Female writers and poets/Classics by women writers
Gender and sexuality studies
A comprehensive list of references to websites on women writers and poets from the past to the present
A Celebration of Women Writers
Extensive links to women writers, listed by country.
Independent, Jewish and Frankly Feminist. Bold reporting and memoir, original fiction and poetry, and a lively take on tradition, celebrations and social change.
Chawton House Library
Chawton House Library, Hampshire, U.K., is an internationally respected research and learning centre for the study of early women’s writing from 1600 to 1830. Access to the library’s unique collection is for the benefit of scholars and the general public alike. The library is set in the manor house that once belonged to Jane Austen’s brother, Edward.
French women writers, theory *
French Feminist theory. Théorie Féministe. A multi-lingual site.
Biographies and explications of Chantal Chawaf, Hélène Cixous, Luce Irigaray, Julia Kristeva, Nathalie Sarraute.
French women writers. Femmes Ecrivains.
A searchable database of French women writers from the 16th to the 19th century. From Chicago University.
Gender and Sexuality Studies
A comprehensive web directory from Voice of the Shuttle.
Isle of Lesbos
Lesbian writers, lesbian writing.
Moxie inspires women to live boldly, pursue adventures, take risks, and provide others with vibrant role models in the process.
An Integrated History of Women’s Writing in the British Isles.
Voices of Ravensbrück.Poems from the women’s concentration camp, Ravensbrück.
An art project by Pat Binder.
Women Writers Project, Brown University.
The Women Writers Project is a long-term research project devoted to early modern women’s writing and electronic text encoding. Research on women’s writing, text encoding, and the role of electronic texts in teaching and scholarship.
Women Writers Resource Project
A collection of edited and unedited texts by English-speaking women writers of the 17th and 19th centuries. Emory University.
Women Writers’ Networks
This website addresses students, researchers and others interested in women’s writing. It presents and invites research on women’s writing (before 1900) made possible by the database WomenWriters. The aim of this database is to record and present source material and so allow study of the position women authors occupied in the literary fields of their time.
Celebrated women authors and poets *
See also: Authors index
Jane Austen, Wikipedia entry.
Works by Jane Austen, Project Gutenberg
The Jane Austen Museum
Jane Austen’s Fiction Manuscripts Digital Edition. University of Oxford
E-books of Austen’s work.
A Memoir of Jane Austen
The Jane Austen Centre, Bath
The Republic of Pemberley
The Jane Austen Society of North America
Brontë sisters. Emily, Charlotte and Anne Bronte
Charlotte, Emily and Anne Bronte. Wikipedia entries.
The Brontë Society and Parsonage Museum in Haworth, Yorkshire
Jane Eyre overview
Online editions of Charlotte Brontë’s works.
Works by Charlotte Bronte.Project Gutenberg
Willa Cather, Wikipedia entry.
Willa Cather. Works by Eilla Cather. Project Gutenberg
The Willa Cather Archive, The University of Nebraska–Lincoln.
Willa Cather Pioneer Memorial and Educational Foundation in Red Cloud, Nebraska.
Kingston, Maxine Hong
Doris Lessing: A Retrospective. The complete Doris Lessing, including a biography, an extensive detailed bibliography.
Doris Lessing. Wikipedia
Doris Lessing, an introduction.
Doris Lessing. New York Times
Mansfield, Katherine. Katherine Mansfield, Wikipedia entry.
Katherine Mansfield official website.
Works by Katherine Mansfield at Project Gutenberg.
Archival material relating to Katherine Mansfield listed at the National Regster of Archives, UK.
Katherine Mansfield Papers at The Newbury Library
Katherine Mansfield at Fontainebleau
The Garden Party
Oates, Joyce Carol
Sayers, Dorothy L
Muriel Spark. Wikipedia entry.
Muriel Spark Archive, National Library of Scotland
The Muriel Spark Archive at the National Library of Scotland.