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Gertrud von Le Fort (October 11, 1876, Minden - November 1, 1971, Oberstdorf, Bavaria) was a German writer of novels, poems, and essays. She came from a Protestant background, but converted to Catholicism in 1926. Most of Gertrud's writings come after this conversion. In 1952 she won the Gottfried-Keller-Preis award.


  • "Denn die Welt kann zwar durch die Macht des Mannes bewegt werden, gesegnet aber im eigentlichen Sinne des Wortes wird sie immer nur im Zeichen der Frau."


In German language

  • Die ewige Frau. Die Frau in der Zeit. Die zeitlose Frau, Kösel-Verlag, München1957

External links

ar:جيرترد فون لي فورت cs:Gertrud von Le Fortno:Gertrud von Le Fort

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