Enforced marginality : Jewish narratives on abandoned wives /
Explores the problem of abandoned Jewish wives, or agunes ("chained wives") - women who under Jewish law could not obtain a divorce and of the men who deserted them. This book also explores representations of abandoned wives while tracing the demographic movements of Jews in the West. It d...
University of California Press,
|Series:||S. Mark Taper Foundation imprint in Jewish studies.
|Online Access:||Online version|
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