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The aesthetics of loss German women's art of the First World War

Author: Claudia Siebrecht
Publisher: Oxford Oxford University Press 2014, 2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An examination of German women's art produced during the First World War that places the artists' visual responses within the civilian war experience. The book traces the thematic evolution of women's art from visual expressions of support for the national war effort to more nuanced and distraught representations of grief over wartime death.
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Claudia Siebrecht
ISBN: 9780199656684 0199656681 9780191744563 0191744565
OCLC Number: 869485306
Description: 1 online resource : Illustrationen (black and white, and colour)
Contents: Introduction: War Experience, Visual Narrative, and Identity ; 1. Female Artists and Cultural Mobilisation for War ; 2. The Toll of the Long War ; 3. Art and Grief ; 4. Mourning Mothers ; 5. Resurrection, Rebirth, and the Limits of Sacrificial Ideologies ; Conclusion ; Appendix I: Statistical Overview ; Appendix II: Short Biographies ; Sources and Bibliography ; Index
Responsibility: Claudia Siebrecht

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