Women in German Yearbook 33:1

Women in German Yearbook 33:1

Edited by Waltraud Maierhofer and Carrie Smith-Prei

Table Of Contents



Editors’ Introduction

Fissures of Empfindsamkeit: Tonal Shifts and Literary Depictions of Femininity in Goethe and Wezel 
Sarah Vandegrift Eldridge

Matricide and the Trauma of Birth in Hofmannsthal’s Elektra 
Judith Lebiez

At War: Thea von Harbou, Women, and the Nation 
Erika Quinn

The Perfect German Woman—Gender and Imperialism in Arnold Fanck’s Die Tocher des Samurai and Itami Mansaku’s The New Earth
Christin Bohnke

No “Innocent Victim”? Sexual Violence Against Jewish Women During the Holocaust as Trope in Zeugin aus der Hölle 
Kerstin Steitz

Julya Rabinowich’s Transnational Poetics: Staging Border-Crossings in Theater and Fiction 
Christina Eiko Guenther

Women in German Prize Winners (2016)

Notice to Contributors