Body and narrative in contemporary literatures in German : Herta Müller, Libuše Moníková, and Kerstin Hensel /

This book is the first to compare three contemporary women writing in German: Herta M--uuml--;ller (from Romania), Libuse Mon--iacute--;kov--aacute--; (from Czechoslovakia), and Kerstin Hensel (from the GDR). Drawing on psychoanlytical, feminist, and performativity theory, it looks at images of the...

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Main Author: Marven, Lyn.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford : New York : Clarendon Press ; Oxford University Press, 2005.
Series:Oxford modern languages and literature monographs.
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Summary:This book is the first to compare three contemporary women writing in German: Herta M--uuml--;ller (from Romania), Libuse Mon--iacute--;kov--aacute--; (from Czechoslovakia), and Kerstin Hensel (from the GDR). Drawing on psychoanlytical, feminist, and performativity theory, it looks at images of the body and their relationship to the structures of their writing as well as analysing the social, cultural, and political contexts. - ;This book examines the relationship between representations of the body and narrative strategies in the work of three contemporary women writers from the former Easter.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xi, 282 pages)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-273) and index.
ISBN:0191535141
9780191535147
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9781281345936
9786611345938
6611345930
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9781435614253
9780199277766
0199277761