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Moses, Annie Jonas
ESTHER. A DRAMA IN FIVE ACTS.
Cincinnati: Bloch Pub. Co, 1887. 1st edition. 8vo. 27 pages, 21 cm. In English. Important 19th Century Jewish Feminist retelling of the Purim Story Little is known about Moses except that she was born in 1839 and was the daughter of Joseph Jonas of Mobile, Alabama and the wife of Abraham . Moses. Her 1887 version of the famous Purim story differed from previous tellings of the story by focusing on the power of women and the strong message of freedom and struggle against a male-dominated society (Greenspoon, 2003) . SUBJECTS: Esther, Queen of Persia -- Drama. OCLC lists 2 copies worldwide (NYPL, HUC) . Lacks front cover (probably the same as title page) . Contents are very good. Overall good condition. Rare and Important(AMR-56-19) Amr7, women2, liturgy2 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]
Bookseller: Dan Wyman Books, LLC [Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A.]
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