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Title: Female foreigners. The reception of female authors in Flanders during the interwar period (1918-1940)
Other Titles: Vreemde vrouwen. De receptie van vrouwelijke auteurs in Vlaanderen tijdens het interbellum (1918-1940)
Authors: De Man, Dorien
Issue Date: 2017
Abstract: Aiming at studying the presence of foreign female authors during the interwar period in Flanders, this project centers around three main questions. First, focusing on gender, the project wants to examine which image of women writing and of female authors was commonly held and how foreign (female) authors affected this representation. Second, with respect to national identity, the project will analyse how literature by foreign female writers played a role in the formation, consolidation or challenging of national identity. Thirdly, the project will scrutinize whether and how the work of foreign female authors influenced existing literary models and/or facilitated literary innovation.
Publication status: submitted
KU Leuven publication type: TH
Appears in Collections:Literary Theory and Cultural Studies, Leuven
Translation Studies Research Unit - miscellaneous
Translation and Intercultural Transfer, Campus Brussels

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