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Commodities of desire : the prostitute in modern German literature

Author: Christiane Schönfeld
Publisher: Rochester, NY : Camden House, 2000.
Series: Studies in German literature, linguistics, and culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first collection of essays treating exclusively the figure of the prostitute in modern German literature.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christiane Schönfeld
ISBN: 1571131981 9781571131980
OCLC Number: 44876977
Description: 270 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Prostitution, free love, and marriage in German drama in the 1890s / Karl Leydecker --
Frank Wedekind's prostitutes : a liberating re-creation or male recreation? / Stephanie E. Libbon --
The "süsses Mädel" in fin-de-siècle and modern Vienna / Brenda Keiser --
The representation of prostitutes in literature and film : Margarete Böhme and G.W. Pabst / Margaret McCarthy --
Sense and sentimentality? Margarete Böhme's Tagebuch einer Verlorenen in context / Anna Richards --
Streetwalking the metropolis : prostitutes in expressionism / Christiane Schönfeld --
Blonde satan : Weimar constructions of the criminal Femme fatale / Barbara Hales --
Women of the street : prostitution in Bertolt Brecht's works / Paula Hanssen --
The genesis of "Jenny" : prostitute songs, the mythology of pimps, and the Threepenny opera / Alan Lareau --
At a moral crossroads : Vom Leben getötet and the regulation of sexuality in the Weimar Republic / Ingrid Sharp.
Series Title: Studies in German literature, linguistics, and culture.
Responsibility: edited by Christiane Schönfeld.

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An extremely useful as well as theoretically and historically acute account of the streetwalker in modern German film and literature. MONATSHEFTE It is the accomplishment of Commodities of Desire Read more...

 
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