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Recasting Autobiography: The Case of Germany, 1830-1870 Barbara Kosta

Recasting Autobiography: The Case of Germany, 1830-1870

Barbara Kosta

Published June 1st 1994
ISBN : 9780801482038
Paperback
219 pages
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In one of the first books to address the New German Cinema from a feminist perspective, Barbara Kosta looks closely at two autobiographical films, Helma Sanders-Brahmss Germany, Pale Mother and Jutta Brckners Years of Hunger- and at two books, RuthMoreIn one of the first books to address the New German Cinema from a feminist perspective, Barbara Kosta looks closely at two autobiographical films, Helma Sanders-Brahmss Germany, Pale Mother and Jutta Brckners Years of Hunger- and at two books, Ruth Rehmanns Man in the Pulpit: Questions for a Father, and Christa Wolfs Patterns of Childhood. In different ways, Kosta shows, these works of the 1970s and 1980s have recast traditional autobiography, offering fresh characters in new roles, exploring innovative forms of expression, and confronting long-repressed themes such as the devaluation of the female voice and the horror of Germanys fascist past.