publication . Other literature type . Article . 2016

Two Austro-Hungarian Women Writers, Anna Tutsek and Terka Lux, Creating New Urban Identities in Early Twentieth-Century Budapest

Judit Kádár;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2016
  • Publisher: Hungarian Cultural Studies
Abstract
<jats:p>In this paper, I examine some literary texts of two turn-of-the century Hungarian women writers, Anna Tutsek and Terka Lux who left behind their childhood environment in remote regions of the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy in order to move to Budapest, the capital of the eastern part of the Empire. Assuming that individuals hold multiple identities that are flexible and inevitably affected by environmental and social changes, my main focus is on the transformation of their ethnic, regional, occupational and gender identity influenced by the disengagement from their birthplace. Within a context of Hungarian−Eastern-European women's social history, I investigat...
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free text keywords: Women writers, women’s Social History, anti-semitism, Austro-Hungarian Monarchy, Transylvania, Partium, lcsh:Hungary, lcsh:DB901-999, lcsh:Language and Literature, lcsh:P, Ethnic group, Gender studies, Empire, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Social change, Sociology, Social history, Disengagement theory, Monarchy, Left behind, Norm (social)
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