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German Women Writers and the Spatial Turn: New Perspectives by Beth A. Muellner, Carola Daffner

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Elizabeth Weber Edwards

Elisabeth Langgässer’s Theology of Place: Germany after the Third Reich

Elizabeth Weber Edwards’s essay brings an important spiritual dimension to our analysis of the spatial in German women’s writing, an appropriate focus given Langgässer’s biography and reputation as a Christian-oriented writer. Designated as a “non-Aryan” in spite of her father’s conversion from the Jewish to the Catholic faith, Langgässer survived the war despite a Nazi writing ban and her expulsion from the Reichsschriftumskammer [Reich Writer’s Board]. Her daughter, whom Langgässer bore out of wedlock with a married Jew, was transported to Auschwitz. She also survived the war. In Langgässer’s novel Märkische Argonautenfahrt [The Quest] (1950), Berlin ...

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