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Rosa Mayreder and a case of "Austrian fate": The effects of repressed humanism and delayed enlightenment on women's writing and feminist thought in Fin-de-siecle Vienna
Despite increased interest in turn-of-the-century Austrian literature, women writers of the period have suffered the classic "Austrian fate": their works remain unrecognized. Yet a comparison of both the fiction and ...
A FEMALE PERSPECTIVE ON THE MYSTICAL EXPERIENCE: MECHTHILD VON MAGDEBURG'S "EIN VLIESSENDES LIEHT DER GOTHEIT" IN A COMPLETE ENGLISH TRANSLATION, WITH ANNOTATIONS AND INTRODUCTION
This is a translation of the only complete manuscript of Mechthild von Magdeburg's work, which was discovered in 1861 in Einsiedeln by Carl Greith and transcribed and published by P. Gall Morel in 1869. Mechthild (1212-1298) ...
Wilhelm Raabe's novella, "Der Student von Wittenberg": An annotated translation
In Der Student von Wittenberg Wilhelm Raabe juxtaposes nature and society to show the harmony existing in nature and the lack of harmony in society. Society can be divided into a mental order and an order of force. Within ...
Deutschsprachige Literatur des 20. Jahrhunderts im Medium Film: Eine Auswahl
From the dawn of film history to today, film-adaption has generally been treated as the unfavored stepchild of the literary work upon which it is based. One reason for this bias is that film is seldom viewed as a free-standing ...
Absent mothers, absent fathers: Aspects of German Fascism as seen through the contemporary camera (Germany, Helma Sanders-Brahms, Agnieszka Holland, Marianne S. W. Rosenbaum, Su Friedrich)
The personal history of individuals during the World War II and post-war period is looked at through the film texts "Deutschland, bleiche Mutter", "Europa, Europa", "Peppermint Frieden" and "The Ties That Bind". These film ...
"Die Willkuer der Ichsucht": Jean Paul's "Clavis Fichtiana" and the critique of German idealism
It was no coincidence that the dawning of the Romantic movement in Germany occurred simultaneously with the emergence of the philosophical idealists. The attempt to expand upon Kant's Critical Philosophy resulted in the ...