Campaign Reclaim her Name: George, Mary Ann is back

If your book dealer offered the novel "Little man, what now?" by Rudolf Wilhelm Friedrich Ditzen, "Zenos Conscience" of Aron Hector Schmitz, "Suckert journ

Campaign Reclaim her Name: George, Mary Ann is back

If your book dealer offered the novel "Little man, what now?" by Rudolf Wilhelm Friedrich Ditzen, "Zenos Conscience" of Aron Hector Schmitz, "Suckert journey to the end of the night" of Louis Ferdinand Auguste Destouches, "the treasure of The Sierra Madre" of Otto Feige, the Red and the Black by Marie-Henri Beyle, "The skin" by Curt Erich, "Breton ratios" by Jörg Bong, or "world's end" by Hans the son of David – would you? or not rather indignant misnomer complain, because all of these authors had operated a successful book's title (and a famous poem title)

Indeed, but this is the real name of Hans Fallada, Italo Svevo, Louis-Ferdinand Céline, B. Traven, Stendhal, Jean-Luc Bannalec and Jakob von Hoddis, who have decided, for different reasons in their writing careers for pseudonyms. The Reputation of your books does not diminish, and so it is in the novel "Middlemarch", which is released under the name George Eliot, but Mary Ann Evans was written. Your Motivation for the choice of the pseudonym was that of books of the writer were to be accommodated in the second half of the nineteenth century are difficult for publishers.

A symbolic action

And this has continued; the most recent example of at least entweiblichten author name J. K. Rowling, the concern was that they would have brought as Joanne Kathleen, your "Harry Potter" bad to the – well, Yes – man. In order to correct such an economically forced to relinquish their own identity, has now, since 1996, in great Britain praised the Women's Prize for Fiction, a campaign called "Reclaim her Name" (Calls your name) will be initiated. You bring out 25 E-Books with the fiction of women that was previously published under male names, including "Middlemarch".

Updated Date: 17 August 2020, 09:20

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