Rahel Varnhagen: The Life of a Jewess

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She was, Hannah Arendt wrote, "my closest friend, though she has been dead for some hundred years." Born in Berlin in 1771 as the daughter of a Jewish merchant, Rahel Varnhagen would come to host one of the most prominent salons of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Arendt discovered her writings some time in the mid-1920s, and soon began to reimagine Rahel's inner life and write her biography. Long unavailable and never before published as Arendt intended, Rahel Varnhagen: The Life of a Jewess returns to ...

Rahel Varnhagen: The Life of a Jewess 2000, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801863356

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Rahel Varnhagen: The Life of a Jewess 1997, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801855870

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