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Women in Nineteenth-Century Russia

Lives and Culture

Russian women of the nineteenth century are often thought of in their literary incarnations as the heroines of novels such as Anna Karenina and War and Peace. But their real counterparts are now becoming better understood as active contributors to Russia’s varied cultural landscape.
This collection of essays examines the lives of women across Russia – from wealthy noblewomen in St Petersburg to desperately poor peasants in Siberia – discussing their interaction with the Church and the la...

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  • Publisher : Open Book Publishers
  • Serie : OBP collection
  • Place of publication : Cambridge
  • Year of publication : 2012
  • Published on OpenEdition Books : 30 September 2013
  • ISBN (Print version) : 9781906924669
  • Electronic ISBN : 9781906924676
  • Number of pages : 249 p.


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