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Evelyn Schlag

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Beverley Driver Eddy

This is the first scholarly volume devoted to the works of the prolific Austrian poet and prose artist Evelyn Schlag. European and American scholars provide an overview of Schlag’s themes as well as detailed analyses of individual works. The essayists present a variety of approaches, from feminist readings to analyses of Schlag’s eroticized language and poetic networking, making the book a rich resource for students and scholars alike. Additional resources include a new interview with Evelyn Schlag and a comprehensive bibliography.
Contents: Beverly Driver Eddy: Introduction – Jennifer E. Michaels: The Depiction of Women in Evelyn Schlag’s Fiction – Klaus Zeyringer: Existenz in Worten: Das poetische Netz-Werk in Evelyn Schlags Das L in Laura – Ilse Winkelmann Daehler: Crafting Her Body: Taking on Voice in Evelyn Schlag’s «Touché» – Brigitte E. Jirku: «Männerbilder»: eine göttliche Ordnung? – Beverly Driver Eddy: Sleeping with Rilke: Moose and Muse in Evelyn Schlag’s Narrative Prose Fiction – Alwin Fill: «Millimeter für Millimeter verließ er sie»: Spannung und Suspense in Erzählungen und Gedichten von Evelyn Schlag – Beth Bjorklund: Representation and Its Retreat in the Poetry of Evelyn Schlag – Helmut Gollner: Lieben und Sprechen. Sprechen als Lieben. Lieben statt Sprechen. Beobachtungen zu Evelyn Schlags letzter Liebeslyrik – Karen Leeder: «Augenblick ohne Zeitmaß»: Translation and Its Tropes in the Poetry of Evelyn Schlag – Gerhard Kofler: Der einbezogene Leser: Bemerkungen zum Aspekt des poetischen Dialogs bei Evelyn Schlag – Evelyn Schlag: The Poet Speaks.