American women writers and the Nazis: ethics and politics in Boyle, Porter, Stafford, and Hellman
Includes bibliographical references (p. 165-180) and index. 1. Central Europe in the 1930s: How American Women Writers Developed a Political Ethics -- 2. Contextual Ethics or Emotional Fidelity: Kay Boyle in the Austrian Mountains -- 3. Winter in Berlin: Katherine Anne Porter's Politics of Emotion -- 4. Deep Expatriatism: Kay Boyle as Frenchwoman -- 5. Memories of Heidelberg: Jean Stafford's Multiple Selves -- 6. The Moral Act: Lillian Hellman Fights Fascists in the Parlor -- 7. Occupying Germany: Kay Boyle and Language -- 8. Anatomies of Evil and Redemption: Contextualizing Porter's Politics and Boyle's Germany -- 9. Women's Literature and the Ethic of Care.
- LCC: PS159
- Dewey Decimal: 810.9/9287/0904
- Language: eng
- Physical Description: viii, 189 p. ; 24 cm.
- Edition Info: (alk. paper)
- Porter, Katherine Anne,1890-1980 -- Political and social views
- Hellman, Lillian,1906-Political and social views
- Stafford, Jean,1915-Political and social views
- Boyle, Kay,1902-Political and social views
- American literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism
- Germany -- In literature
- Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century
- American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism
- Americans -- Europe -- History -- 20th century
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Literature and the war
- National socialism in literature
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