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Dora and Her Sisters

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ISBN-10: 3836427699

ISBN-13: 9783836427692

Edition: N/A

Authors: Catherine Mainland

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This book examines the rebellions of marginalized, ignored, or silenced female characters in six works by two Jewish authors, Georg Hermann and Arthur Schnitzler. While Schnitzler's more famous heroines have been amply studied, his earlier plays have been neglected. Hermann was one of the most popular authors of his day, but has yet to be rediscovered by scholarship since his fall from grace during the 1930s. This book compares and contrasts heroines who commit suicide, withdraw from society, or become hysterical, within a framework of contemporary discourses about women: the New Woman, working women, actresses, prostitutes, as well as more modern interpretations of Sigmund Freud's work on…    
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Book details

List price: $11.00
Publisher: AV Akademikerverlag GmbH & Co. KG
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 6.69" wide x 9.61" long x 0.44" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English