Joan of Arc in Germany: (Trans)National Adaptations in German-Language Texts and Films

Jeanne d’Arc, the fifteenth-century Maid of Orleans who led France to victory against England during the Hundred Years’ War, was burnt at the stake as a heretic on account of her cross-dressing as well as insisting on the veracity of her religious visions. Transgressing the sex/gender order of her time whilst ultimately being put in …
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