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Helene Schweitzer: A Life of Her Own Patti M Marxsen

Helene Schweitzer: A Life of Her Own

Patti M Marxsen

Published April 20th 2015
ISBN : 9780815610519
Hardcover
232 pages
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Helene Schweitzers dramatic life conceals deeper questions of how memory is influenced by gender assumptions and how biography is shaped by place and history. By proposing a counter-narrative to the traditional image of a frail woman who sacrificedMoreHelene Schweitzers dramatic life conceals deeper questions of how memory is influenced by gender assumptions and how biography is shaped by place and history. By proposing a counter-narrative to the traditional image of a frail woman who sacrificed her life to her husbands genius, this well-researched collection of essays on a little-known figure invites a larger discussion about the meaning of a womans life obscured by a partners fame.