Cora Wilburn (1824-1906), born Henrietta Pulfermacher, immigrated to the United States in 1848 and lived for the rest of her life in Philadelphia and around Boston. Her novels, essays and poems mostly appeared in rare Spiritualist journals and Jewish periodicals.

Yom Kippur in Germany—Captured in an American Author’s Lost Novel

Published in 1860, Cora Wilburn’s groundbreaking book ‘Cosella Wayne’ was recently rediscovered by historian Jonathan D. Sarna, and is coming back into print

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