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Der reiche Mann und die arme Frau: German women writers and the eighteenth-century literary market-place

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How did women writers, despite obvious disadvantages, engineer their entry into the literary market in the late eighteenth and early nineteenty centuries? An examination of women's correspondence with publishers such as Georg Joachim Göschen and Friedrich Nicolai goes some way towards providing an explanation. These letters, all unpublished, reveal the full extent of women's proactive pursuit of publicaiton, in defiance of contemporary gender ideology. They also indicate the way in which wome...

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10.1111/1468-0483.00240

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Humanities Division - Medieval and Modern Languages Faculty - German
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Publisher:
Blackwell Publishing Publisher's website
Journal:
German Life and Letters Journal website
Volume:
56
Issue:
1
Pages:
1-19
Publication date:
2003-01-05
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EISSN:
1468-0483
ISSN:
0016-8777
URN:
uuid:e2beb84e-87f6-4527-a483-ac8f1270200f
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ora:4249

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