Why women writers? Why 1945-1960?

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In literary and cultural histories, the postwar period is usually described as the age of the “angry young men” and as a low point for women and for British feminism. This is why for this project we decided to focus on women writers in exactly this period, before the publishing boom of the 1960s and […]

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Welcome to the project – an introduction

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The principal objective of this project, funded by DFG and made possible by the support of the LMU, is to document and interpret the work of British women writers between 1945 and 1960 and to assess their cultural impact. The project is initiated and conducted by Ingo Berensmeyer, Professor of Modern English Literature at the […]

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