Dorothea Schlegel

The daughter of German-Jewish philosopher Moses Mendelsohn, author Dorothea Schlegel, née Brendel Mendelsohn, abandoned her father's religion, the husband he had chosen, and even the name he had given her at birth, to marry the controversial Christian literary theorist Frederick Schlegel.

Institution: Gidal-Bildarchiv im Salomon Ludwig Steinheim-Bildarchiv für deutsch-jüdische Geshichte e.g., Duisberg

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Dorothea Schlegel." (Viewed on October 23, 2019) <https://jwa.org/media/schlegel-dorothea-still-image>.

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