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Reading Women. Karen Brahe and Female Book Ownership (1609-1736)

Bevillingshaver: Lucie Duggan
Periode: 2022-2024

Webside: Reading_Women

This project studies the unique private library of the early modern Danish noblewoman and book collector Karen Brahe (1657-1736) to reveal the contours of female book ownership and collecting practices in early modern Denmark. The project departs from the following research question: What did early modern Danish women read?