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Fleiβer, Marieluise (1901–1974) By Rinne, Christine

DOI: 10.4324/9781135000356-REM1061-1
Published: 01/10/2016
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Marieluise Fleiβer is best known for her critical dramas, though she also wrote short stories and an autobiographical novel. Fleiβer is associated with the genre of the Volksstück, called folk plays or milieu plays, which are written in dialect and intended for popular audiences. Her work and life were significantly impacted by her tumultuous relationship with Bertolt Brecht.

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Rinne, Christine. "Fleiβer, Marieluise (1901–1974)." The Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism. : Taylor and Francis, 2016. Date Accessed 25 Sep. 2022 doi:10.4324/9781135000356-REM1061-1

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