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Rahel Varnhagen : the life of a Jewess

Author: Hannah Arendt; Liliane Weissberg; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st complete edView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biographies (form)
Biographie
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Arendt, Hannah, 1906-1975.
Rahel Varnhagen.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997
(OCoLC)605155475
Named Person: Rahel Varnhagen; Varnhagen von Ense; Rahel Varnhagen; Rahel Varnhagen; Rahel Antonie Friederike Varnhagen von Ense; Rahel Varnhagen von Ense
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hannah Arendt; Liliane Weissberg; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
ISBN: 080185587X 9780801855870 080186335X 9780801863356
OCLC Number: 36485817
Language Note: English.
Notes: "Published in cooperation with the Leo Baeck Institute"--Title page verso.
Description: xii, 388 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Hannah Arendt ; edited by Liliane Weissberg ; translated by Richard and Clara Winston.
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Born in 1771 as the daughter of a Jewish merchant, Rahel Varnhagen would come to host one of the most prominent salons of the late 18th and early 19th centuries. This book portrays her as a woman who  Read more...

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