S. Mark Taper Foundation imprint in Jewish studies.
Formatted Contents Note
Prologue : finally out in the open Abandoned wives in Jewish family law : an introduction to the agune Doubly exiled in Germany : abandoned wives in Glikl Hamel's memoirs and Solomon Maimon's autobiography The victims of adventure : abandoned in Abramovitsh's Benjamin the Third and Sholem Aleykhem's Menakhem-Mendl Agunes disappearing in "a gallery of vanished husbands" : retrieving the voices of the abandoned women and children An autobiography of turmoil : abandoned mother, abandoned daughter.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-198) and index.
KBM550.5 .G65 2007
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