Synopses & Reviews
This volume makes the wide-ranging work of German women writers visible to a wider audience. It is the first work in English to provide a chronological introduction to and overview of women's writing in German-speaking countries from the Middle Ages to the present day. Extensive guides to further reading and a bibliographical guide to the work of more than 400 women writers form an integral part of the volume, which will be indispensable for students and scholars of German literature, and all those interested in women's and gender studies.
An introduction to, and overview of, women??'s writing in German-speaking countries from the Middle Ages to the present day.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 265-381) and index.
Table of Contents
Beginnings to 1700 -- The eighteenth and nineteenth centuries -- "Coming of age", 1890-1945 -- Post-war, East and West.