The Wasting Heroine In German Fiction By Women 1770 1914

Author: Anna Richards
Editor: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 9780199267545
File Size: 76,61 MB
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In this broad-ranging study of German fiction by women between 1770-1914, the author aims to add a new dimension to existing debates on the association of women and illness in literature. She constructs a history of women's self-starvation, eating behaviour and wasting diseases.