The Mater Dolorosa on the Battlefield— Mourning Mothers in German Women’s Art of the First World War
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Siebrecht, Claudia - The Mater Dolorosa on the Battlefield— Mourning Mothers in German Women’s Art of the First World War



Keywords:

First World War | German women's art | maternal sacrifice

ISFWWS-Keywords:

Women and War | Visual Arts | Germany | Religion | Society | Home fronts

Abstract:

A predominant theme in women's art of the First World War is that of maternal sacrifice. Contemporary women's literature, short stories and poetry also present the experience of mothers sacrificing their sons for the fatherland as the most important and…

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Siebrecht, Claudia, “The Mater Dolorosa on the Battlefield— Mourning Mothers in German Women’s Art of the First World War”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 19 November 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-3786_dlws1_nij9789004166592_i_449_82>
First published online: 2015



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