Date of Award
Master of Arts (MA)
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Clara Schumann and Fanny Mendelssohn are known most commonly for their associations with their male counterparts, and often have their identities and accomplishments overshadowed by these men. This thesis shines a light on these women, uncovering the struggles with gender, agency, and societal expectations.
Baltonado, Juella, "Out of the Shadows: Clara Schumann, Fanny Mendelssohn, and the Will to Persist" (2017). CUNY Academic Works.