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A History of Russian Women's Writing 1820–1992

Catriona Kelly


Russian women's writing is now attracting enormous interest both in the West and in Russia itself. Written from a feminist perspective, this book combines a broad historical survey with close textual analysis. Sections on women's writing in the periods 1820–80, 1881–1917, 1917–54, and 1953–92 are followed by chapters on individual writers. Drawing on a wide range of sources, including rare literary journals and almanacs, the book shows familiar figures such as Akhmatova, Tsevtaeva, and Tolstaya in a new context and brings to light a colourful gallery of fascinating but neglected writers includ ... More

Keywords: Russian literature, Russian women's writing, literary journals, literary almanacs, Akhmatova, Tsevtaeva, Tolstaya, Elena Gan, NadezhdaTeffi, Natalya Baranskaya

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1998 Print ISBN-13: 9780198159643
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159643.001.0001


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Catriona Kelly, author
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