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Author Mare, Margaret Laura.

Title ANNETTE VON DROSTE-HULSHOFF
Published [S.l.] : ROUTLEDGE, 2021
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Series Routledge revivals
Summary First published in 1965, Annette von Droste-Hlshoff is the first book about the great German poetess of the early nineteenth century in English. Delicate, fey, over-sensitive, unstable, with the intellect often described as unbecomingly masculine, it is easy to see how Annette von Droste-Hlshoff was bound to flout the conventions of the conservative society she lived in and to suffer accordingly. But melancholy and despairing as many of her poems are, we are never allowed to imagine her as a weak person. Margaret Mare is careful to show us her trenchant humour, her gift of mimicry, her generosity to her friends, the resolution which made her refuse, in the middle of a dangerous illness, to treat herself like a soap bubble or a soft egg'--giving us a full picture of the woman of genius who could prophesy confidently that her works would still be read a hundred years after her death. Divided into three parts the book deals with the poet's life and background, detailed interpretations of selected poems, and, the poet's treatment of supernatural themes, her epics and prose works, her style and use of images. This book will be an essential read for scholars and researchers of poetry, literature, German literature, European literature, and comparative literature
Notes Margaret Mare
Subject Droste-Hülshoff, Annette von, 1797-1848
Droste-Hülshoff, Annette von, 1797-1848.
LITERARY COLLECTIONS / General
LITERARY CRITICISM / Poetry
Form Electronic book
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