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Macht Des Weibes

Zwei Historische Tragodien Von Marie Von Ebner-Eschenbach

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Macht Des Weibes: Zwei Historische Tragodien Von Marie Von Ebner-Eschenbach
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A companion volume to Letzte Chancen, this edition will introduce readers to two virtually unknown tragedies by Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach: Maria Stuart in Schottland. Historische Tragodie; and Marie Roland. Trauerspiel in funf Aufzugen. Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach is now famous for her novels, aphorisms, novellas, and diary writing. Ebner-Eschenbach, however, saw herself as a playwright, wrote exclusively dramas during the first 30 years of her literary career, and was extremely ambitious; in her own words, she was aiming to become 'the Shakespeare of the nineteenth century.' She authored twenty-six plays, which were reviewed contemptuously by her contemporaries and ignored by posterity. None of the eight 'complete' editions of Ebner-Eschenbach's works includes a single full-length play by the author. The reasons for this are rooted partly in the contemporary gendered vision of drama as a genre: in the wake of Goethe and Schiller, who also furnished Ebner's dramatic inspiration, drama (particularly tragedy) had come to be considered the 'highest' literary genre and therefore one that was inaccessible to women.
Release date NZ
December 5th, 2005
Contributor
Edited by S Kord
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edition
New title
Imprint
Modern Humanities Research Association
Pages
264
Dimensions
156x234x14
ISBN-13
9780947623692
Product ID
1838280

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