She was born in Poland and lived there until she was She then spent two years in Berlin, followed by 15 months in Paris. His teachings became her life-long creed.
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This international heritage profoundly shaped her life, so just dealing with U. Second, she and her husband returned to England in and remained there for the rest of their lives, returning only for a visit in So it was easy to exclude her from the American narrative. Finally, she has no archive.
In old age, she discarded the newspapers and writings that told the story of her life, convinced that no one would be interested in her. Why did you become interested in writing about Rose? What made her such an intriguing subject?
Rose was central to this movement and I ended up using her early life to show how these women became feminists. Although she does not have an archive, there are three extensive interviews with her and these provided the details of her career. The only child of a Polish rabbi, she lost her faith as a teenager. So she traveled by sleigh to a Polish court, pleaded her case and won — at seventeen. This amazing story fascinated me. How had she been able to do that? Many 19th-century American feminists were motivated by their Christian faith, but Rose was an atheist and a Jew. Stone wrote Susan B.
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Anthony that since Rose looked Jewish, was avaricious and only out for herself, she should be excluded from the movement. According to a widely accepted 19th-century truism, men were the head, women the heart.
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