Bird, S (1998) Recasting Historical Women. Female Identity in German Biographical Fiction. (1 vols). Berg: Oxford/New York.
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This book presents critical readings of eight contemporary German novels which feature historically documented women as their main protagonist, and which reconstruct women's lives by combining source material and invention. Protagonists in this study include Cornelia Goethe, Caroline Schlegel-Schelling, Karoline von G_nderrode and Charlotte Corday. Through a close examination of these novels, the wider complexities of female identity, feminism, literary technique and historiography are illuminated and discussed
|Title:||Recasting Historical Women. Female Identity in German Biographical Fiction|
|ISBN:||1 85973 962 8|
|Keywords:||Biography, Feminism, feminist theory, historiography, Novels, reading|
|UCL classification:||UCL > School of Arts and Social Sciences > Faculty of Arts and Humanities > School of EU Langs, Culture and Society > German|
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