Growing up in the household of her step-family, HA
made the acquaintance of Anna Mendelssohn
, later Weil, who became an intimate and lifelong friend. Anna was a descendant of the composer Felix Mendelssohn
Intertextuality and Influence
The subject was recommended to her by her friend Anna Mendelssohn
; both published and unpublished sources were available.
Young-Bruehl, Elisabeth. Hannah Arendt. For Love of the World. Yale University Press, 2004.
She wrote the first eleven chapters in Berlin in 1933 and the last two, very...