This collections contains 1,529 e-books containing more than 572,000 pages from 681 book titles that were written by 311 authoresses. These e-books were created from 1,830 books originally published between 1776 and 1876. The collection first and foremost contains novels and short stories, but also plays, poetry as well as a few anthologies, travel literature and children's books that stem from the holdings of the Fürstliche Bibliothek Corvey. It is the most comprehensive compilation of women's literature from the romantic period in English language. The collection contains approximately 90 percent of the British prose published during that time.
The e-books contain digitally enhanced facsimile pages of the historic book pages, and additionally bookmarks pointing to relevant sections of a work. On the e-book pages, full text search functions can be carried out within the historic text and layout.
English Language Women's Literature of the 18th and 19th Centuries
|Provider:||Belser Wissenschaftlicher Dienst|
|Provider (Alternative):||Common Library Network|
Gemeinsamer Bibliotheksverbund, GBV
|Subject Category:||Social Sci. + Humanities|
|Subject:||Sociology, Literature, History|
|Keyword:||American studies, English studies|
|Resource Type:||Book Collection|
|Scope:||Max Planck Society|
|Funding:||Advanced by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG): Germany-wide access |
The Germany-wide access to this database is enabled by the advancement of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) and organized by the Niedersächsische Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Göttingen.
|Related Records:||Content searchable via: MPG e-Book Index|