Rahel Levin Varnhagen: The Life and Work of a German Jewish Intellectual

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INDEX
Altenstein, Karl Baron von ( 1770-1840; statesman), 91, 149
Amsterdam, 76
Angelus Silesius. See Scheffler, Johann
anti-Jewishness/anti-Semitism, 3, 5, 6-7, 8, 10, 40-41, 55, 101-3, 134, 152-54, 154-57, 157-63
aphorism, 6, 13, 48, 202, 207-9, 210
Arendt, Hannah ( 1906-75; political theorist), 3-5, 11-12, 112, 116, 221-22
Aristotle ( 384-322 B.C.; philosopher), 131
Arnim, Achim von ( 1781-1831; author), 92, 134, 155, 161
Arnim, Bettine von ( 1785-1859; author), 15, 120-21, 130, 134, 181, 184, 222, 223, 226, 252 n.115
Arnstein, Fanny Baroness von (née Itzig; 1758-1818), 141, 142
Arnstein, Nathan Adam Baron von ( 1748-1838; banker and financier), 141, 220
Asser, Carel ( 1780-1836; Dutch jurist and Rahel's brother-in-law), 76, 146
Asset, Louis (son of Rahel's sister Rose), 166
Asser, Rose (née Levin; 1781-1853; Rahel's sister), 17, 76, 97, 146, 147, 164, 165-66, 179-80, 215
Assing, Ludmilla ( 1821-80; Varnhagen's niece and editor of his and Rahel's papers), 3, 6, 9, 10, 12
Auschwitz, 6-7
author/authorship, 5-6, 8-10, 12-14, 28, 44-45, 48-49, 196, 200-204, 204-7, 226
Bach, Johann Sebastian ( 1685-1750; composer), 26, 210
Baden (Grand Duchy of), 144-45, 158, 176, 180, 226
Baden ( Vienna), 142
Baden-Baden, 110, 144, 160, 176
Bad Teplitz (Töplitz), 66, 73, 82, 141
Barnekow, Gustav von ( 1779-1838; diplomat) and family, 184
Bartholdy, Jakob Salomon ( 1779-1825; Prussian diplomat, uncle of Felix and Fanny Mendelssohn-Bartholdy), 128
Beer, Jacob (Juda) Herz ( 1769-1825; banker, industrialist, merchant), 181, 223
Beer, Michael ( 1800-35; playwright), 181
Beethoven, Ludwig van ( 1770-1827 composer), 83, 183
Benda, Georg ( 1722-1827; composer), 26
Bentheim, Friedrich Wilhelm Count zu ( 1771-1847; field marshal), 125, 127, 175
Berg, Luise von. See Voss, Luise Countess von
Berlin, 1, 6, 55, 91, 94, 98, 99, 104, 107, 109, 114, 122, 127, 139, 140, 142, 143, 144, 155, 176, 179-81, 184, 188, 189, 190, 191, 192-93, 223-24
Bethmann, Friederike. See Unzelmann, Friederike
Blücher, Gebhardt Leberecht von ( 1742-1817; general), 127, 148
Boccaccio, Giovanni ( 1313-75; author), 236 n.39

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Illustrations viii
  • Acknowledgments ix
  • Note on the Translations x
  • Introduction 1
  • I - Beginnings 17
  • 2 - The Early Letters 53
  • 3 - Hopes Betrayed 91
  • 4 - Madame Varnhagen Von Ense 139
  • 5 - Return to Berlin: the Salon Varnhagen 179
  • Notes 227
  • Index 255
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