An Encyclopedia of German Women Writers 1900-1933 Biographies, Bibliographies and Exemplary Readings Volume One

Author: Keith-Smith, Brian
Anthology with biographical and bibliographical notes, and portraits where obtainable. Writers have been represented by works that either reveal their development in one genre, or by a cross-section of works from different genres, or by a group of works on one topic. Occasionally a much longer work is included to highlight neglected or unknown areas. Notes and biographies in English, original texts in German.

Table of Contents

Volume One:
Maximiliane Ackers - Freundinnen (novel extracts)
Lou Albert-Lasard - Kriegsausbruch (poem); Wege mit Rilke (memoirs)
Lou-Andreas-Salomé - Die Erotik (3 essays); Der goldene Vogel (prose)
Else Asenijeff - Tagebuch einer Emanzipierten (extracts); Foreword to and 3 poems from Hohelied an den Ungenannten; 3 poems
Rose Ausländer - 5 poems
Gertrud Bäumer - Deutsche Mode (essay); Diary entries; Helene Lange (essay)
Emmy Ball-Hennings - 7 poems; Das neue Recht der Frau (manifesto); 3 letters to Hermann Hesse
Vicki Baum - Das kosmetische Zeitalter (essay); Menschen im Hotel (novel extracts)
Marie Benemann - 11 poems; Die Himmlische (novelle)
Alice Berend - Frau Hempel; Über Verliebtheit, Ehe und Liebe . . . (prose)
Else Bernstein - Erlebnis (story); Johannes Herkner (Act 2 of drama)