UNREQUITED LOVE LETTERS The letters of Emma Hauck (1878-1920) Raw Vision, Winter 2014/15

Originally from a modest family in Ellwangen, Hauck had apparently been a boisterous child who grew up to enjoy theatre and dancing. There is nothing in the case history to indicate that she would deteriorate so quickly and dramatically. Having had no vocational training, she became an assistant in her mother’s dress shop and had apparently been a diligent worker. However, throughout the course of her 4-year marriage she became increasingly unstable and suffered from feelings of emptiness, stubbornly withdrawing from society and neglecting her personal hygiene.