Princeton University Library Catalog

The women writers in Schiller's Horen : patrons, petticoats, and the promotion of Weimar classicism / Janet Besserer Holmgren.

Author:
Holmgren, Janet Besserer, 1969- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Newark : University of Delaware Press, c2007.
Description:
254 p. ; 25 cm.
Summary note:
"This book will be of particular interest to students and scholars of the late eighteenth century, especially those interested in gender studies and literary history. The women's work is analyzed, often for the very first time, and translations of their work and correspondence provide those not fluent in German with new insight into a pivotal moment of literary history."--BOOK JACKET.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-243) and index.
Contents:
1. Reading Friedrich Schiller's Horen : "under the flag of truth and beauty ..." -- 2. Sophie Mereau : "I don't want to live only for the moment alone, I also want to sow for the future." -- 3. Caroline von Wolzogen : "a second world, that of the imagination, captured me early ..." -- 4. Friederike Brun : "I never, never write when I want, but only when I must!" -- 5. Amalie von Imhoff : "who wouldn't enjoy leaving traditional paths to climb lofty peaks with such a leader ..." -- 6. Elisa von der Recke : "I aspire to fulfill my duty as a human being ..." -- 7. Louise Brachmann : "to the Horae : beautiful heavenly sisters ... hear me ..."
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 0874139627 (alk. paper)
  • 9780874139624 (alk. paper)
LCCN:
2006026993
OCLC:
71044520
RCP:
C - S