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Noted editor and literary critic Margaret Anderson once referred to the Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven as "perhaps the only figure of our generation who deserves the epithet extraordinary." The future Baroness was born Else Hildegard Ploetz in 1874 and she came to the United States in 1910. After her husband committed suicide, Else become a part of the Greenwich Village artist milieu, where she began her productive, albeit brief, writing career. The twelve texts offered here by the University of Maryland are related through their themes (which include an interest in emerging scientific technologies) and their publication within "little" magazines. Visitors can get a sense of the background behind the project by reading the "Introduction", and then moving on to look through some of the works. What is perhaps most compelling about the site is that visitors can make their way through various drafts of each work, along with commentary and other germane details.

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  • Language Arts > General
  • Language Arts > Careers

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    Language Arts -- Careers,NSDL_SetSpec_internetscout,Language Arts -- Writing (composition),Language Arts,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120928105116742T,Social Sciences,Language Arts -- History,NSDL

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