QUEER AND GENDER
Edited by Segolene Gence (University of Kent)
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WOMEN IN LITERATURE AND HISTORY
Qatar Digital Library: This is an online archive showcasing the cultural and historical heritage of the Gulf and wider region.
Early Modern Period
Digitised resources from Cambridge University Libraries.
A valuable guide on terminology created by Dr Blake Gutt and Dr Alicia Spencer-Hall for those who want to read and write about gender and queer studies. A free copy of their introduction to their publication Trans and Genderqueer Subjects in Medieval Hagiography is also available for download with the document. See under the section 'Reviews and Features'.
Part of a blog written by Dr Heather Jones, LHMP intends to offer a bibliography of publications useful to the writing of lesbian characters in the context of historic human experience, or the creation of spaces in which lesbian characters could have existed. The hyperlinked bibliography (scroll down to ‘Books and Articles’) offers reviews of the material presented, which ranges in time period from classical sources to late-medieval literature.
A valuable grouping of manuscript catalogues from international libraries and holdings with significant collections of Islamic materials.
Late Medieval English Magic Compiled as part of doctoral research by Laura Mitchell (University of Toronto), this project offers a catalogue of late-medieval manuscripts which feature magical charms, conjurations, treatises, recipes and rituals. The catalogue is searchable by library holding and location, and manuscripts are also grouped according to charm type or ingredient.
Resource page updated by Segolene Gence - last updated 08/04/2021