Amazons and Apprentices: Women and the German Parnassus in the Early Enlightenment

Amazons and Apprentices: Women and the German Parnassus in the Early Enlightenment

by Katherine R. Goodman
     
 

Examines the role of women -- particularly Luise Gottsched and Christiane von Ziegler -- in the Gottsched circle's early 18th-century efforts to reform and revitalize German intellectual life.See more details below

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Examines the role of women -- particularly Luise Gottsched and Christiane von Ziegler -- in the Gottsched circle's early 18th-century efforts to reform and revitalize German intellectual life.

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' Goodman's study is persuasive because of its long overdue, close reading of the writings of Ziegler and Gottsched which provides new insights about the poetological theory of both authors.' GERMANISTIK'An innovative account of why German women writers lost the battle for Parnassus.' GERMAN QUARTERLY'Katherine Goodman's new study adds significantly to our understanding of the genesis of the German Enlightenment.' GERMAN STUDIES REVIEW 'This monograph contributes immensely to the rehabilitation of the circle around Mme Gottsched. ETUDES GERMANIQUES

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781571131386
Publisher:
Boydell & Brewer, Limited
Publication date:
10/01/1999
Series:
Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
Pages:
326
Product dimensions:
6.42(w) x 9.06(h) x 1.07(d)

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