The life of High Countess Gritta von Ratsinourhouse = (Das Leben der Hochgräfin Gritta von Rattenzuhausbeiuns) (Book, 1999) [College of Saint Benedict/Saint John's University]
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The life of High Countess Gritta von Ratsinourhouse = (Das Leben der Hochgräfin Gritta von Rattenzuhausbeiuns)

The life of High Countess Gritta von Ratsinourhouse = (Das Leben der Hochgräfin Gritta von Rattenzuhausbeiuns)

Author: Bettina von Arnim; Gisela von Arnim; Lisa Ohm
Publisher: Lincoln, Neb. : University of Nebraska Press, ©1999.
Series: European women writers series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
A group of girls escape from their convent school and after surviving a shipwreck found a feminist paradise on an exotic island. Written in the 1840s by a mother-daughter team, the novel was a critique of German paternalism.
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Genre/Form: Satire
Fiction
History
Satirical literature
Bildungsromans
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Arnim, Bettina von, 1785-1859.
Life of High Countess Gritta von Ratsinourhouse.
Lincoln, Neb. : University of Nebraska Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)607268527
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bettina von Arnim; Gisela von Arnim; Lisa Ohm
ISBN: 080324665X 9780803246652 0803296207 9780803296206
OCLC Number: 40142993
Description: xxxv, 152 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: European women writers series.
Other Titles: Leben der Hochgräfin Gritta von Rattenzuhausbeiuns.
Leben der Hochgräfin Gritta von Rattenzuhausbeiuns
Responsibility: Bettine von Arnim and Gisela von Arnim Grimm ; translated and with an introduction by Lisa Ohm.
Local System Bib Number:
000512834

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Gritta, neglected by her father, is uprooted when her new stepmother insists she enter a convent school. Strictly supervised by the nun Sequestra, Gritta slips into melancholy. This tale of the  Read more...
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"This is a delightfully clever tale of female empowerment, and a lengthy introduction by the translator places it firmly in its historical and social context."-Publishers Weekly * Publishers Weekly * Read more...

 
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