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Karin Michaelis

Incest As Metaphor and the Illusion of Romantic Love

Karin Michaelis( )
Author: von Eyben, Merete
Series title:Studies on Themes and Motifs in Literature Ser.
Publication Date:Mar 2003
Publisher:Peter Lang Publishing, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $117.95
Book Description:

Karin Michaëlis was an internationally known and acclaimed author whose progressive insights into women_s psyche and behavior are as valid today as they were at the time of publication. This book explores her use of incest as a metaphor for the oppression of women in a patriarchal society and the way in which female masochism colludes with the male power structure. Michaëlis_s use of elements from romance novels, fairy tales, and the gothic genre are a part of her subversive strategy...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / European / German
Literary Criticism / Subjects & Themes / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16 x 23 cm
Book Weight:0.33 Kilograms

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