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A Century of Lights, Episode 3:  Rahel Varnhagen

A Century of Lights, Episode 3: Rahel Varnhagen

The Enlightenment wasn't as much a project for women as for men. One of those women was Rahel Varnhagen, a Jewish woman in Berlin whose salon was a hotspot for major German Romantic writers. Her life in a way reflected tradition; a woman who tried to break free of the tradition she was born into and enter a world of intellectual camaraderie.

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