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The Resource Sophie discovers Amerika : German-speaking women write the new world, edited by Rob McFarland and Michelle Stott James

Sophie discovers Amerika : German-speaking women write the new world, edited by Rob McFarland and Michelle Stott James

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Sophie discovers Amerika : German-speaking women write the new world
Title
Sophie discovers Amerika
Title remainder
German-speaking women write the new world
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edited by Rob McFarland and Michelle Stott James
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Language
eng
Summary
In a 1798 novel by Sophie von La Roche, a European woman swims across a cold North American lake seeking help from the local indigenous tribe to deliver a baby. In a 2008 San Francisco travel guide, Milena Moser, the self-proclaimed "Patron Saint of Desperate Swiss Housewives," ponders the guilty pleasures of a media-saturated world. Wildly disparate, these two texts reveal the historical arc of a much larger literary constellation: the literature of German-speaking women who interact with the New World. In this volume, cultural historians from around the world investigate this unique literary bridge between two hemispheres, focusing on New-World texts written by female authors from Germany, Austria, or Switzerland. Encompassing a broad range of genres including novels, films, travel literature, poetry, erotica, and even photography, the essays include women's experiences across both American continents. Many of the primary literary texts discussed in this volume are available in the online collections of Sophie: A Digital Library of Works by German-Speaking Women (http://sophie.byu.edu/). Contributors: Christiane Arndt, Karin Baumgartner, Ute Bettray, Ulrike Brisson, Carola Daffner, Denise M. Della Rossa, Linda Dietrick, Silke R. Falkner, Maureen O. Gallagher, Nicole Grewling, Monika Hohbein-Deegen, Gabi Kathöfer, Thomas W. Kniesche, Julie Koser, Judith E. Martin, Sarah C. Reed, Christine Rinne, Tom Spencer, Florentine Strzelczyk, David Tingey, Petra Watzke, Chantal Wright. Rob McFarland and Michelle Stott James are both Associate Professors of German at Brigham Young University
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UkCbUP
Dewey number
830.9/9287
Index
index present
LC call number
PT167
LC item number
.S56 2014
Literary form
non fiction
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  • McFarland, Robert B.
  • James, Michelle Stott
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  • German literature
  • German literature
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Sophie discovers Amerika : German-speaking women write the new world, edited by Rob McFarland and Michelle Stott James
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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Contents
  • Amalia Schoppe's Die Auswanderer nach Brasilien oder die Hütte am Gigitonhonha (1828)
  • Gabi Kathöfer
  • Inscribed in the body: Ida Pfeiffer's Reise in die neue Welt (1856)
  • Ulrike Brisson
  • Mathilde Franziska Anneke's Anti-Slavery Novella Uhland in Texas (1866)
  • Denise M. Della Rossa
  • "Ich bin ein Pioneer": Sidonie Grünwald-Zerkowitz's Die Lieder der Mormonin (1887) and the erotic exploration of exotic America
  • Sarah C. Reed
  • Seductive and destructive: Argentina in Gabriele Reuter's Kolonistenvolk (1889)
  • David Tingey
  • Introduction
  • Inventing America: German Racism and colonial dreams in Sophie Wörishöffer's Im Goldlande Kalifornien (1891)
  • Nicole Grewling
  • Aus vergangenen Tagen: Eine Erzählung aus der Sklavenzeit (1906): Clara Berens's German American "Race Melodrama" in its American Literary Contexts
  • Judith E. Martin
  • "Der verfluchte Yankee!" Gabriele Reuter's Episode Hopkins (1889) and Der Amerikaner (1907)
  • Christiane Arndt
  • Reframing the Poetics of the Aztec Empire: Gertrud Kolmar's "Die Aztekin" (1920)
  • Carola Daffner
  • Synthesis, gender, and race in Alice Salomon's Kultur im Werden (1924)
  • Christine Rinne
  • Rob McFarland and Michelle Stott James
  • Land of fantasy, land of fiction: Klara May's Mit Karl May durch Amerika (1931)
  • Maureen O. Gallagher
  • An Ideological Framing of Annemarie Schwarzenbach's racialized gaze: writing and shooting for the USA-Reportagen (1936-38)
  • Ute Bettray
  • "Fighting against Manitou": German identity and Ilse Schreiber's Canada novels Die Schwestern aus Memel (1936) and Die Flucht in Paradies (1939)
  • Florentine Strzelczyk
  • Mexico as a model for how to live in the times of history: Anna Seghers's Crisanta (1951)
  • Thomas W. Kniesche
  • East Germany's imaginary Indians: Liselotte Welskopf-Henrich's Harka Cycle (1951-63) and its DEFA adaptation Die Söhne der Grossen Bärin (1966)
  • Petra Watzke
  • "Schwimme mit mir hinüber zu den Hütten unserer Nachbarn": Colonial islands in Sophie von La Roche's Erscheinungen am See Oneida (1798) and Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre's Paul et Virginie (1788)
  • Finding identity through traveling the New World: Angela Krauss's Die Überfliegerin (1995) and Milliarden neuer Sterne (1999)
  • Monika Hohbein-Deegen
  • Discovery or invention: Newfoundland in Gabrielle Alioth's Die Erfindung von Liebe und Tod (2003)
  • Silke R. Falkner
  • Tzveta Sofronieva's "Über das Glück nach der Lektüre von Schopenhauer, in Kalifornien" (2007)
  • Chantal Wright
  • "Amerika ist alles und das Gegenteil von allem. Amerika ist anders." Milena Moser's travel guide to San Francisco (2008)
  • Karin Baumgartner
  • Bibliography: the New World in German-language literature by Women
  • Linda Dietrick
  • "Hier oder nirgends ist Amerika!": America and the idea of autonomy in Sophie Mereau's "Elise" (1800)
  • Tom Spencer
  • A "Swiss Amazon" in the New World: images of America in the Lebensbeschreibung of Regula Engel (1821)
  • Julie Koser
Control code
CR9781571138989
Extent
1 online resource (x, 312 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781571135865
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Sophie discovers Amerika : German-speaking women write the new world, edited by Rob McFarland and Michelle Stott James
Publication
Note
Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 02 Oct 2015)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Amalia Schoppe's Die Auswanderer nach Brasilien oder die Hütte am Gigitonhonha (1828)
  • Gabi Kathöfer
  • Inscribed in the body: Ida Pfeiffer's Reise in die neue Welt (1856)
  • Ulrike Brisson
  • Mathilde Franziska Anneke's Anti-Slavery Novella Uhland in Texas (1866)
  • Denise M. Della Rossa
  • "Ich bin ein Pioneer": Sidonie Grünwald-Zerkowitz's Die Lieder der Mormonin (1887) and the erotic exploration of exotic America
  • Sarah C. Reed
  • Seductive and destructive: Argentina in Gabriele Reuter's Kolonistenvolk (1889)
  • David Tingey
  • Introduction
  • Inventing America: German Racism and colonial dreams in Sophie Wörishöffer's Im Goldlande Kalifornien (1891)
  • Nicole Grewling
  • Aus vergangenen Tagen: Eine Erzählung aus der Sklavenzeit (1906): Clara Berens's German American "Race Melodrama" in its American Literary Contexts
  • Judith E. Martin
  • "Der verfluchte Yankee!" Gabriele Reuter's Episode Hopkins (1889) and Der Amerikaner (1907)
  • Christiane Arndt
  • Reframing the Poetics of the Aztec Empire: Gertrud Kolmar's "Die Aztekin" (1920)
  • Carola Daffner
  • Synthesis, gender, and race in Alice Salomon's Kultur im Werden (1924)
  • Christine Rinne
  • Rob McFarland and Michelle Stott James
  • Land of fantasy, land of fiction: Klara May's Mit Karl May durch Amerika (1931)
  • Maureen O. Gallagher
  • An Ideological Framing of Annemarie Schwarzenbach's racialized gaze: writing and shooting for the USA-Reportagen (1936-38)
  • Ute Bettray
  • "Fighting against Manitou": German identity and Ilse Schreiber's Canada novels Die Schwestern aus Memel (1936) and Die Flucht in Paradies (1939)
  • Florentine Strzelczyk
  • Mexico as a model for how to live in the times of history: Anna Seghers's Crisanta (1951)
  • Thomas W. Kniesche
  • East Germany's imaginary Indians: Liselotte Welskopf-Henrich's Harka Cycle (1951-63) and its DEFA adaptation Die Söhne der Grossen Bärin (1966)
  • Petra Watzke
  • "Schwimme mit mir hinüber zu den Hütten unserer Nachbarn": Colonial islands in Sophie von La Roche's Erscheinungen am See Oneida (1798) and Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre's Paul et Virginie (1788)
  • Finding identity through traveling the New World: Angela Krauss's Die Überfliegerin (1995) and Milliarden neuer Sterne (1999)
  • Monika Hohbein-Deegen
  • Discovery or invention: Newfoundland in Gabrielle Alioth's Die Erfindung von Liebe und Tod (2003)
  • Silke R. Falkner
  • Tzveta Sofronieva's "Über das Glück nach der Lektüre von Schopenhauer, in Kalifornien" (2007)
  • Chantal Wright
  • "Amerika ist alles und das Gegenteil von allem. Amerika ist anders." Milena Moser's travel guide to San Francisco (2008)
  • Karin Baumgartner
  • Bibliography: the New World in German-language literature by Women
  • Linda Dietrick
  • "Hier oder nirgends ist Amerika!": America and the idea of autonomy in Sophie Mereau's "Elise" (1800)
  • Tom Spencer
  • A "Swiss Amazon" in the New World: images of America in the Lebensbeschreibung of Regula Engel (1821)
  • Julie Koser
Control code
CR9781571138989
Extent
1 online resource (x, 312 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781571135865
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote

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