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Title Exile through a gendered lens : women's displacement in recent European history, literature, and cinema / edited by Gesa Zinn and Maureen Tobin Stanley
Edition First edition
Published New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (184 pages)
Contents Introduction; G. Zinn & M.T. Stanley -- Exile in Letters: Bertolt Brecht's Collaborators Elisabeth Hauptmann and Margarete Steffin; P. Hanssen -- A Lost Voice Remembered: Mar̕a Teresa Le̤n's Triumph; M. Thrond -- The House of Memory: Exile in Alicia Dujovne Ortiz's El ̀rbol de la gitana; K.L̤pez -- Writing from the Margins, Writing in the Margins: Christa Wolf's Medea; A. Eubanks -- Liberating Mythography: The Intertextual Discourse between Golden Age Masters' Artistic Rendering of Mythological Banishment and Iciar Bolla̕n's Filmic Portrayal of Domestic Violence as Exile in Te doy mis ojos; M.T. Stanley -- Souls in Transit: Exilic Journeys in Fatih Akin's The Edge of Heaven (2007); G. Zinn -- Female Transnational Migrations and Diasporas in European 'Immigration Cinema'; I. Ballesteros -- Conclusion; G. Zinn & M.T. Stanley
Summary Documenting the displacement of an eclectic group of women, all considered to be transnationals, the essays address experiences resulting from the Spanish Civil War and ensuing Francoist Regime, WWII, fall of the Berlin Wall and the reunification of Germany, Argentina's Dirty War, and transnational movements in and out of the European Union
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Exiled women authors.
Exiles' writings.
Gender identity in literature.
Literature and transnationalism.
Women and literature -- Europe -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Tobin Stanley, Maureen.
Zinn, Gesa.
LC no. 2011039849
ISBN 0230339999
1137121092 (electronic bk.)
9781137121097 (electronic bk.)