Works that fit any of the above definitions--biographical dictionaries, collective biographies, biobibliographies
and prosopographies--were included in the database, if they were substantially biographical in nature and treated at least twenty women.
Except for Atxaga and Sarrionaindia, whose biobibliographies are written by the editors, the rest of the authors briefly reflect on their own work and its significance, both in their careers and their lives.
The introduction by editor and compiler Mari Jose Olaziregi is as appealing as the stories and biobibliographies themselves.
Qui sont les auteurs de ces biobibliographies
, et quels sont leur statut et leur sexe?
Fortunately, Peck includes biobibliographies
in his listing of contextual materials.
The compilers interviewed each of the writers during a trip across Java and Bali and provide photos, biobibliographies
, and outlines of the literary concerns of each.
This feminist posture is expressed also in the recognition of, and the awareness of belonging to, a female tradition stemming from the second half of the nineteenth century, of dictionaries, anthologies, and biobibliographies
of women writers, and in the fact that the authors do not regard the book as a finished project but rather as a work in progress to be continued by future generations of researchers.