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    Elizabeth Singer Rowe und ihre bedeutung für die Deutsche frauenliteratur des 18 Jahrhunderts

    Damrau, Peter (2007) Elizabeth Singer Rowe und ihre bedeutung für die Deutsche frauenliteratur des 18 Jahrhunderts. German Life and Letters 60 (1), pp. 4-16. ISSN 0016-8777.

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    It will be shown in the following essay, as in England and Germany extremely popular and celebrated as a 'genius' Elizabeth Singer Rowe early 18 Century, a role model in the development of the epistolary novel takes, but then because of their gender and their religious intentions of the Literary research is largely ignored. Especially Rowe's friendship in death, which was translated by the influential Johann Mattheson and imitated by Meta Klopstock and Wieland, already shows the combination of romantic love and moral instruction, which contributes to the literarization of the letter in Germany and thus prepares the novels Richardsons and La Roches , The fictive and subjective presentation of virtue, the problem of seduction and the cult of friendship establish decisive tendencies that are of decisive importance for the early literary tradition of women.


    Item Type: Article
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Creative Arts, Culture and Communication
    Depositing User: Sarah Hall
    Date Deposited: 16 Apr 2018 10:05
    Last Modified: 09 Aug 2023 12:43


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