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ABOUT THE AUTHORS Barbara Becker-Cantarino, Research Professor at Ohio State University, has also taught at Indiana University, at the University of Texas (Austin), and as a visiting professor at the Free University of Berlin (1980, 1984, 1987, 1992). Her teaching and research interests center on German literature of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, literary theory, and contemporary Germany, especially as pertaining to women. Her publications include editions of Sophie LaRoche Die Geschichte des Fräuleins von Sternheim (Reclam, 1983), A.O. Hoyers Geistliche und weltliche Poemata (1650) (Niemeyer, 1985), Frauenfreundschaft—Männerfreundschaft : Literarische Diskurse im 18. Jahrhundert (Niemeyer, 1991), and the volumes Die Frau von der Reformation zur Romantik (3d ed., 1987) and Der Lange Weg zur Mündigkeit: Frau und Literature 1500-1800 (1987 and 1989). She is currently working on a study "Friendship, Love, and Patriarchy: Gender and German Romanticism." Gisela Brinker-Gabler is Associate Professor of Comparative Literature and Director of Graduate Studies at the State University of New York at Binghamton. She started and edited from 1978 to 1986 the series "Die Frau in der Gesellschaft—Frühe Texte und Lebensgeschichten" (Fischer Taschenbuch Verlag). Her published books includeDeutsche Dichterinnen vom 16. Jahrhundert bis zur Gegenwart (41991); Poetisch-wissenschaftliche Mittelalter-Rezeption (1981); Lexikon deutschsprachiger Schriftstellerinnen : 1800-1945 (gemeinsam mit K. Ludwig and A. Wöffen, 1986). She is editor of two volumes of critical studies, Deutsche Literatur von Frauen: Vom Mittelalter bis zum 18. Jahrhundert (1988) and Deutsche Literatur von Frauen vom 18. Jahrhundert bis zur Gegenwart (1988). She also published several autobiographies of women authors and anthologies ofwomen's theoretical and political writings (ZurPsychologie der Frau [1978], Frauenarbeit und Beruf [1979], Fanny Lewald: Meine Lebensgeschichte [1980], Frauen gegen den Krieg [1980], Tony Sender: Autobiographie einer deutschen Rebellin [1981], Kämpferin für den Frieden: Bertha von Suttner [1983]) and is editor of the forthcoming book The Question ofthe Other, a selection of conference papers of an international and interdisciplinary symposium she organized in 1991. Jeanette Clausen is Associate Professor of German and Director of Women's Studies at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne. Women in German Yearbook 8 (1992) 260About the Authors She is coeditor of an anthology, German Feminism (1984), and has published articles on Helga Königsdorf, Christa Wolf, and other women writers. She has been coeditor of the WIG Yearbook since 1987. Susan L. Cocalis is Associate Professor of German at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She has co-edited the volumes Re-Visions: A Collection of Critical Essays on Women and German Literature (1983), Film und Literatur (1984), The Defiant Muse: German Feminist Poems from the Middle Ages to the Present (1986), Nietzsche heute (1988), Vom Wort zum Bild: Das neue Theater in Deutschland und den USA (1991), and Wider den Faschismus: Deutsche Exilliteratur als Geschichte (1993), and she has published various essays on German women's literature, the critical Volhstück, and eighteenth-century studies. From 1985-89 she was editor of the Women in German Newsletter. Sara Friedrichsmeyer is Professor of German at the University of Cincinnati, Raymond Walters College. Her publications include The Androgyne in Early German Romanticism (1983) and articles on German Romanticism and nineteenth- and twentieth-century German women writers, as well as a volume coedited with Barbara Becker-Cantarino honoring Helga Slessarev, The Enlightenment and its Legacy (1991). She is coeditor of the Women in German Yearbook. Marjorie Gelus is Professor of German at California State University, Sacramento. Her research interests include literature of the Goethe era, issues of literary theory, and feminist theory and criticism. She has published articles and reviews principally on Friedrich Hölderlin, Heinrich von Kleist, Franz Kafka, and Thomas Bernhard, and is currently working on a book on gender construction and gender marking in the works of Kleist. Ruth-Ellen B. Joeres is Professor of German at the University of Minnesota and Editor of Signs: Journal ofWomen in Culture and Society. She is the author ofDie Anfänge der deutschen Frauenbewegung: Louise OttoPeters (1983), and has co-edited several other volumes, including Frauenbilder und Frauenwirklichkeiten: Interdisziplinäre Studien zur Frauengeschichte in Deutschland im 18. und 19. Jahrhundert (1985); German Women in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries: A Social and...

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ISSN
2578-5192
Print ISSN
2578-5206
Pages
pp. 259-262
Launched on MUSE
2010-10-13
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