Women & 19C Literature

Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand
Hosted by Victoria University of Wellington and the Alexander Turnbull Library
23 January 2015

This one-day conference will explore the theme of women and nineteenth-century literature from a range of disciplinary perspectives. Please visit our website for more information. Topics include:

  • New approaches to canonical women writers (Austen, Mary Shelley, the Brontës, Gaskell, and many others)
  • Women and the Gothic in nineteenth-century writing
  • Nineteenth-century New Zealand women’s writing (Māori, Pākehā and tauiwi)
  • Women and genre in nineteenth-century writing
  • The depiction of women in nineteenth-century writing
  • Nineteenth-century women readers
  • Nineteenth-century women writers and their connections to earlier or later periods
  • New archives and sources for nineteenth-century writing and their connection to women