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The Tale of Bluebeard in German Literature: From the Eighteenth Century to the Present
"Bluebeard," in which women are slaughtered by a monstrous husband and their bodies hidden in a horrible chamber, is the most hair-raising of tales; yet with its happy ending, it also has a utopian force. This book, the first such full-length study in any language, considers Bluebeard texts as a seismograph of gender politics and of the process of civilization from sevente ...more
Hardcover, 296 pages
Published May 1st 2001 by Oxford University Press, USA
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