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Discovering Women's History: German-Speaking Journalists (1900-1950) (Women in German Literature)

Discovering Women's History: German-Speaking Journalists (1900-1950) (Women in German Literature)

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  • ISBN-13: 9783034307475
  • Publisher: Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
  • Release Date: Jul 18, 2014
  • Edition: 1st New edition
  • Pages: 416 pages
  • Dimensions: 0.9 x 8.8 x 5.9 inches


Discovering Women’s History brings to light the work of a selection of German-speaking women journalists from the first half of the twentieth century who made significant contributions to German life and culture, yet are barely known today. The volume builds upon scholarship on women and culture by focusing on individual journalists who published both within and outside the periodicals of women’s organizations and women’s magazines, thus offering a sampling of the vastly different perspectives of German-speaking women journalists during this period. The contributors to the volume aim to raise awareness regarding the great range of viewpoints represented by women journalists as well as challenging gender-based stereotypes of women’s writing that have traditionally tended to simplify the complexities of women’s diverse experiences. The volume closes with Erika Mann’s autobiographical fragment ‘I, of all People’ published here for the first time in the original English.

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