Description

Elisheva Carlebach discusses the literary legacy of Bella bat Jacob Perlhefter (born c. 1650), accomplished writer, instructor of music and rhythm, and entrepreneurial seventeenth-century businesswoman. Her letters provide a rare glimpse into the life of a seventeenth-century Jewish woman (other than Glikl).

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Start Date

24-8-2004 6:00 PM

Location

Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT

 
Aug 24th, 6:00 PM

The Letters of Bella Perlhefter (1674-75)

Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT

Elisheva Carlebach discusses the literary legacy of Bella bat Jacob Perlhefter (born c. 1650), accomplished writer, instructor of music and rhythm, and entrepreneurial seventeenth-century businesswoman. Her letters provide a rare glimpse into the life of a seventeenth-century Jewish woman (other than Glikl).

Click here for a video of the presentation.