In Fanny von Arnstein, the daughter of the Jewish master of the royal mint in Berlin, came to Vienna as an year-old bride, bringing with her the intellectual sharpness and vitality of her birthplace. In her youth, she was influenced by the philosopher Moses Mendelssohn, a family friend who spearheaded the emancipation of German Jewry. She married a financier to the Austro-Hungarian imperial court, and in her husband became the first unconverted Jew in Austria to be granted the title of baron. The biography features a critical introduction by Michael Z. Wise, an American author and journalist who has written extensively about Central European culture and spent five years as a Vienna-based correspondent for Reuters and The Washington Post. They had much to expect from the demise of the Empress and the accession of Joseph.
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The scene takes place near the end, in the junk and curio shop of the antiques dealer and moneylender Isak, an Ekdahl family friend played by Erland Josephson. Alexander and his sister, Fanny Pernilla Allwin , are also prisoners here, but happily so, having been abducted by Isak in a daring rescue mission from the house of the wicked and abusive bishop who is their stepfather, and they are soon to be restored to the bosom of their family. For Ismael, both sensuous and ethereal, is clearly played by a woman Stina Ekblad , yet no mention of that fact is made.
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Writing Women out of History: In spite of its crucial role, the ladies' Land League has been virtually omitted from all written accounts of the movement for Irish land reform in the late 19th century. This paper recalls the policy and activities of this deliberately forgotten organisation and attempts to explain the absence of the Ladies' Land League and its leaders from the historical record.