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The Legends of Gertrud Von Le Fort: Text and Audience Margaret Klopfle Devinney

The Legends of Gertrud Von Le Fort: Text and Audience

Margaret Klopfle Devinney

Published January 1st 1989
ISBN : 9780820407197
Hardcover
223 pages
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This study of the legends of Gertrud von Le Fort investigates her reputation among literary critics as well as her application of a singular personal artistic philosophy, leading to an explanation for her idiosyncratic writing style. As a writer whoMoreThis study of the legends of Gertrud von Le Fort investigates her reputation among literary critics as well as her application of a singular personal artistic philosophy, leading to an explanation for her idiosyncratic writing style. As a writer who continually evidences intention to control interpretation and audience in ways more radical than one normally finds, Le Fort provides a good starting point for studying the problem of textuality, particularly the question of the role of the reader.