Journal of Danubian Studies and Research, Vol 7, No 2 (2017)

Novel "Egalia's Daughters" by Gerd Brantenberg in the Context of the German Gynocentric Prose

Tatjana Poddubskaja


Abstract: Social roles of the man and the woman are dictated by existing sociocultural norms; representations about "typically man's" and "typically female" are relative. The article deals with gender stereotypes and their representation in German literature. The article considers the novel "Egalia's Daughters" by Gerd Brantenberg in context of German gynocentric prose of the second half of the 20th century, pursues the implementation of the main principles of gynocetric such as deconstruction, the author authenticity and the linguistic world-view of the author.

Keywords: gynocentric prose; masculinity; femininity; the linguistic world-view of the author.



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