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Desiring Emancipation : New Women and Homosexuality in Germany, 1890-1933.

Author/Creator:
Lybeck, Marti M.
Publication:
Albany : State University of New York Press, 2014.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (302 pages)
Series:
SUNY Series in Queer Politics and Cultures Ser.
SUNY Series in Queer Politics and Cultures Ser.
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Subjects:
Lesbianism -- Germany -- History -- 19th century.
Lesbianism -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.
Lesbians -- Germany -- History -- 19th century.
Lesbians -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.
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Electronic books.
Summary:
Uses historical case studies to illuminate women's claims to emancipation and to sexual subjectivity during the tumultuous Wilhelmine and Weimar periods in Germany.
Contents:
Intro
Contents
List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Emancipation
Homosexuality
Subjectivity
1. "Are These Women?" University Students' Quest for a New Gender
How Can These Be Women?
The Third Sex
The Discovery of Collegiality: Exploring Heterosociality
Emancipated Homosociality
Frieda Duensing's Struggle for Moral Freedom
Disappointment and Morality
2. Experiments in Female Masculinity: Sophia Goudstikker's Masculine Mimicry in Turn-of-the-Century Munich
Erotic Munich
Female Masculinity, c. 1897
Female Masculinity in the Heterosexual Plot
Masculine Feminism?
The Homoerotics of Female Masculinity
The Absent Presence of Sex
3. Asserting Sexual Subjectivity in Berlin: The Proliferation of a Public Discourse of Female Homosexuality, 1900-1912
What the People Should Know": The New Common Sense of Homosexuality
Repulsive and Pathological"- Rejecting Male Sexual Subjectivity as a Model
Sickening Orgies": Debating the Dangers of Female Homosexuality
Gender Equity: Criminalizing Female Homosexuality
4. Denying Desire: Professional Women Facing Accusations of Homosexuality
The Three Cases
The Philipps Case
The Atteln Case
The Erkens Case
Career Women's Precarious Worlds I: Emancipation, Sex, and Power
Career Women's Precarious Worlds II: Ideal Friendships
Deploying Accusations of Homosexuality
Medical Diagnosis
5. Emancipation and Desire in Weimar Berlin's Female Homosexual Public Sphere
Building a Public Sphere
Overlapping Spaces and Spheres: Female Homosexualities in Interwar Germany
To Be Taken Seriously": Science and Politics in the Public Sphere
Love, Sex, and Masculinity in the Homosexual Private Sphere
Epilogue
Conclusion
Emancipation
Homosexuality
Subjectivity
Notes
Bibliography.
Archival Sources
Selected Periodicals
Selected Published and Manuscript Sources
Index.
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Print version: Lybeck, Marti M. Desiring Emancipation
ISBN:
9781438452234
9781438452210
OCLC:
885012967