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Reception of Fairy Tale Motifs in Texts by Twentieth-Century German Women Writers, Femspec Issue 1.2
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory
This article discusses how cultural information and stories have been passed from one generation to the next. The fairy tales were restructured to focus more on the female's point of view. Some of these include stories with mothers and no fathers, depicting feminism and imagination in one.
The Orange Corset
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 8,000. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / German, Fiction » Coming of age
Fritz is the son of a Protestant minister whose church is in a village of eight hundred people. He will discover his life's calling when, having moved to the big city for high school, he sees an astonishing sight in the window of a shop just off a large square.
The Seducer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / German, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In this short tale by the German playwright Frank Wedekind, the narrator recounts the travails he goes through in an attempt to seduce a lovely young cousin. Translated by Juan LePuen.
A Crime
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / German, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Cavalry captain von Hecht is stationed in the small provincial town of M. His relationship with the lovely young wife of a fat merchant by the name of Starke provides him his only distraction. But von Hecht is already thirty-six, he has gotten over the romantic notions of his youth, and in his relationship with his mistress there is real passion, dangerous passion, on only one side.