Gender, feminism, & fiction in Germany, 1840-1914 / Chris Weedon.

Author
Weedon, Chris [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
New York : Peter Lang, c2006.
Description
xv, 189 p. ; 24 cm.

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Summary note
"Nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century Germany produced a wealth of writing on gender difference. Much of this is still relevant today. This book examines how progressive women's fiction, conduct books, and feminist texts negotiated and challenged scientific, philosophical, and religious definitions of woman. It looks at how class affected debates and at the role of fiction in reproducing and challenging ideas of gender difference. This book will be of interest to general readers and those working in gender studies, German cultural history, German literature, women's writing, and comparative literature."--BOOK JACKET.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. [179]-185) and index.
Contents
1. The nature of woman -- 2. The gendered limits of the political -- 3. Education and the right to work -- 4. Marriage and family life -- 5. Motherhood -- 6. Sexuality -- 7. Working class women -- 8. Gender, Germanness and its others.
Other title(s)
Gender, feminism, and fiction in Germany, 1840-1914
ISBN
  • 0820463310 (alk. paper)
  • 9780820463315 (alk. paper)
LCCN
2006022858
OCLC
70407808
RCP
C - S

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