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Ebner-Eschenbach, Marie
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(Baroness of; Sep 13, 1830, Zdislavic Castle, Moravia – Mar 12, 1916, Vienna) was an important narrator and aphorist of Austrian Late Realism. In 1848, she married her cousin Moriz, a professor at the engineers’ academy in Vienna and later lieutenant field marshal; the marriage was childless. Ebner-Eschenbach was distinguished in 1898 with Austria's highest civil order, the Cross of Honor for Arts and Literature; in 1900, she was the first woman to receive an honorary doctorate from the University of Vienna.

Following initially unsuccessful efforts as a dramati…

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Gabriel, Norbert, “Ebner-Eschenbach, Marie”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 22 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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