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Shulamit S. Magnus

Shulamit S. Magnus is professor of Jewish Studies and History and director of the program of Jewish Studies at Oberlin College. She is the author of Jewish Emancipation in a German City: Cologne, 1798–1871 (1997), the two-volume Pauline Wengeroff, Memoirs of a Grandmother: Scenes from the Cultural History of the Jews of Russia in the Nineteenth Century (2010, 2014), and A Woman’s Life: Pauline Wengeroff and Memoirs of a Grandmother (2016), as well as articles about Wengeroff’s writing and its significance both for understanding the narration of Jewish modernity by memoirists of the nineteenth century and for the history of Jewish women’s writing.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Shulamit S. Magnus." (Viewed on June 23, 2017) <>.


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