Helene Raff - Altbayerische Legenden (Old Bavarian Legends)

After the First World War, Helene Raff mainly published local and popular legends: Her works focused on the transformation of the role of women in the present from the beginning. From 1923 to 1933 she ran the Münchner Neueste Nachrichten's women's supplement, in 1938 she was able to publish her autobiography.

This edition of the Alt-Bayerische Legenden was published in 1925: "The people's supernatural world reflects in the legend, even more than in the myth." (p. 5) These include "Vom hl. Blut bei Erding" (Heilig Blut near Erding – p. 21), "Das Marienbild zu Ingolstadt" (Effigy of the Virgin Mary in Ingolstadt – p. 26), "Der Menschenfuß zu Freising" (The Human Foot in Freising – p. 47), "Die Gründung Tegernsees" (The Foundation of Lake Tegernsee – p. 62), "Der Teufel in der Bierschenke" (The Devil in the Alehouse – p. 81) or "Das versunkene Schloß im Lech" (The Sunken Castle in Lech – p. 86).

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