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Published: 22 October 2009

318 Pages


ISBN: 9780199572113

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Hermynia Zur Mühlen

The Guises of Socialist Fiction

Ailsa Wallace

Oxford Modern Languages and Literature Monographs

  • The first book to look at the life and works of Hermynia Zur Mühlen, significant for the history of women's writing in the 20th century, Austrian and German literary history and criticism, and the study of socialist thought and its artistic expression
  • The fullest account of Zur Mühlen's fiction across genres and media - examined against the backdrop of her life and the turbulent times in which she lived - the Weimar Republic and exile from the Third Reich
  • Includes the most comprehensive bibliography to date of Zur Mühlen's work