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