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The Resource Beauty or Beast? : the Woman Warrior in the German Imagination from the Renaissance to the Present

Beauty or Beast? : the Woman Warrior in the German Imagination from the Renaissance to the Present

Label
Beauty or Beast? : the Woman Warrior in the German Imagination from the Renaissance to the Present
Title
Beauty or Beast?
Title remainder
the Woman Warrior in the German Imagination from the Renaissance to the Present
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A regiment of women warriors strides across the battlefield of German culture - on the stage, in the opera house, on the page, and in paintings and prints. These warriors are re-imaginings by men of figures such as the Amazons, the Valkyries, and the biblical killer Judith. They are transgressive and therefore frightening figures who leave their proper female sphere and have to be made safe by being killed, deflowered, or both. This has produced some compelling works of Westernculture - Cranach's and Klimt's paintings of Judith, Schiller's Joan of Arc, Hebbel's Judith, Wagner's Br--uuml--;nnhi
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Watanabe-O'Kelly, Helen
Dewey number
830.93522
Index
no index present
LC call number
PT151.W7W38 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • German literature
  • Women and literature
  • Women in art
  • Women in combat
  • Women in literature
  • German literature
  • Women and literature
  • Women in art
  • Women in combat
  • Women in literature
  • Germany
Label
Beauty or Beast? : the Woman Warrior in the German Imagination from the Renaissance to the Present
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgements; Contents; List of Illustrations; 1. Staking Out the Battlefield; 2. Amazons: Warriors or Women?; 3. Many Ways To Die: Women Warriors and National Myth; 4. Judith: Asking the Big Questions; 5. Models for the Men: Heroic Maidens from Schiller to Brecht; 6. Un-becoming a Woman: The Woman Warrior as Cross-dresser; 7. Women's Imaginings: Women Warriors in Fiction; 8. Women's Voices: Less Beast, More Beauty; Bibliography; Index
Control code
646788791
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (324 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191576485
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)646788791
Label
Beauty or Beast? : the Woman Warrior in the German Imagination from the Renaissance to the Present
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgements; Contents; List of Illustrations; 1. Staking Out the Battlefield; 2. Amazons: Warriors or Women?; 3. Many Ways To Die: Women Warriors and National Myth; 4. Judith: Asking the Big Questions; 5. Models for the Men: Heroic Maidens from Schiller to Brecht; 6. Un-becoming a Woman: The Woman Warrior as Cross-dresser; 7. Women's Imaginings: Women Warriors in Fiction; 8. Women's Voices: Less Beast, More Beauty; Bibliography; Index
Control code
646788791
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (324 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191576485
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)646788791

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