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Women in Russian culture and society, 1700-1825

Author: Wendy Rosslyn; Alessandra Tosi
Publisher: Basingstoke ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Women in Russian Culture and Society, 1700-1825 examines women in Russian history in three themed sections. It opens with a section on women and the arts which examines the active role of female artists in cultural production: noblewomen writing fiction, lower-class women in the theatre, journals for women, and women's travel writing. The second section on women's history reveals the procedures used by lower-class  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Women in Russian culture and society, 1700-1825.
Basingstoke ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007
(OCoLC)651944389
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Wendy Rosslyn; Alessandra Tosi
ISBN: 9780230553231 0230553230 0230589901 9780230589902
OCLC Number: 155679166
Description: xi, 257 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Signs from empresses and actresses : women and theatre in the eighteenth century / Lurana Donnels O'Malley --
Female serfs in the performing world / Richard Stites --
Women and literature, women in literature : female authors of fiction in the early nineteenth century / Alessandra Tosi --
Women's travel and travel writings in Russia, 1700-1825 / Sara Dickinson --
The first Russian women's journals and the construction of the reader / Gitta Hammarberg --
"Without going to a regular court ..." : the phenomenon of the "divorce letter" in Petrine Russia / Ol'ga Kosheleva --
The function of fashion : women and clothing at the Russian court (1700-1762) / Paul Keenan --
Merchant women in business in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries / Galina Ul'ianova --
Sacralising female rule, 1725-1761 / Gary Marker --
Female Orthodox monasticism in eighteenth-century imperial Russia : the experience of Nizhnii Novgorod / William G. Wagner --
Women with a mission : British female evangelicals in the Russian Empire in the early nineteenth century / Wendy Rosslyn.
Responsibility: edited by Wendy Rosslyn and Alessandra Tosi.
Local System Bib Number:
.b33885357

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Women in Russian Culture and Society, 1700-1825 is a collection of essays by leading researchers shedding new light on women as writers, actresses, nuns and missionaries. It illuminates the lives of  Read more...
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