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Author Watanabe-O'Kelly, Helen

Title Beauty or beast? : the woman warrior in the German imagination from the Renaissance to the present / Helen Watanabe-O'Kelly

Publ Info Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010
 RWU Main Library  PT151.W7 W38 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  PT151.W7 W38 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xiii, 309 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [270]-297) and index
Contents Staking out the battlefield -- Amazons : warriors or women? -- Many ways to die : women warriors and national myth -- Judith : asking the big questions -- Models for the men : heroic maidens from Schiller to Brecht -- Un-becoming a woman : the woman warrior as cross-dresser -- Women's imaginings : women warriors in fiction -- Women's voices : less beast, more beauty
LC subject Women in combat
Women in literature
Women in art
German literature -- History and criticism
Women and literature -- Germany -- History
ISBN 9780199558230