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The Wasting Heroine in German Fiction by Women 1770-1914

Anna Richards

Oxford Modern Languages and Literature Monographs

  • An important, interdisciplinary contribution to the discussion of female sickness and identity.
  • Examines a very broad range of German women writers, many of whom are not widely known.
  • The subject has a bearing on the current debate about anorexia.
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