Performance and Femininity in Eighteenth-Century German Women's Writing: The Impossible Act

Performance and Femininity in Eighteenth-Century German Women's Writing: The Impossible Act

Hardcover(2006)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781403973290
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 10/03/2006
Series: Palgrave Studies in Theatre and Performance History
Edition description: 2006
Pages: 270
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.04(d)

About the Author

Wendy Arons is Associate Professor of Dramatic Literature & Dramaturgy and Director of the 'Performance and Ecology Public Art Initiative' at Carnegie Mellon University, USA.

Table of Contents

Sophie and the "Theater" * Performance as Power: The History of Lady von Sternheim * The Performance of a Lifetime: Karoline Schulze-Kummerfeld *Antitheatricality and the Public Woman: Marianne Ehrmann's Amalie: A True Story in Letters * The Eye of the Beholder: Elise Bürger's "Aglaja" and F. H. Unger's Melanie, the Foundling * Play's the Thing: Sophie Mereau's "Marie" and "Flight to the City"

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