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Women Nobel Literature Prize Winners. 14 Portraits

14 Schriftstellerinnen im Porträt

Edited by: Claudia Olk and Susanne Zepp

This volume presents the 14 female winners of the Nobel Prize in Literature, e.g. Lagerlöf, Sachs, Jelinek, Müller, Munro. Contributions offers exemplary readings of chosen works, while outlining the intellectual profile of each author. They also tackle the questions of female writing and canon formation, and interrogate the conditions and contradictions of artistic creativity.

  • detailed portraits of the 14 female Nobel Prize-winning authors
  • exemplifying reading of central texts
  • in-depth discussion of the specific conditions and characteristics of female writing

Author Information

Claudia Olk and Susanne Zepp, Free University of Berlin, Germany.

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Audience: Academics (Literary Studies) & General Public