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Sigrid Bauschinger

Sigrid Bauschinger, born in 1934 in Frankfurt am Main, studied German and French literature and philosophy at the Goethe University in Frankfurt. She taught German at Oberlin College and at the University of Massachusetts until 2000. She has published on German Jewish-authors, especially Else Lasker-Schüler, as well as literature of exile and German-American cultural relations.

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Else Lasker-Schüler

Else Lasker-Schüler was a German-Jewish poet, short story writer, novelist, and playwright. Born in Elberfeld (today part of Wuppertal, Germany) in 1869, Lasker-Schüler is best known for her dream-like, bohemian poetry.

Esther Dischereit

Esther Dischereit, a German-Jewish writer living in Berlin, speaks for the second and third generation of children of Holocaust survivors. Her prolific production covers all genres, including prose, poetry, sound installations, and concept art. She uses her many talents to fight anti-semitism and racism and to give a voice to the persecuted and forgotten.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Sigrid Bauschinger." (Viewed on October 1, 2023) <>.


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