Women In Russian Culture And Society, 1700-1825

Hardcover | November 15, 2007

EditorAlessandra Tosi, Wendy Rosslyn

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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 merchant and serf women as well as noblewomen and focuses on women's culture in Russia during this period.

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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 merchant and serf women as well as noblewomen and focuses on women's culture in Russia during this period.

Format:HardcoverDimensions:264 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.62 inPublished:November 15, 2007Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230553230

ISBN - 13:9780230553231

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Introduction--A. Tosi * PART I: WOMEN AND THE ARTS * Signs from Empresses and Actresses: Women and Theatre in the Eighteenth Century--L. Donnels O'Malley * Female Serfs in the Performing World--R. Stites * Women and Literature, Women in Literature: Female Authors of Fiction in the Early Nineteenth Century--A. Tosi * Women's Travel and Travel Writing in Russia, 1700-1825--S. Dickinson * The First Russian Women's Journals and the Construction of the Reader--G. Hammarberg * PART II: WOMEN AND SOCIETY * "Without Going to a Regular Court...": the Phenomenon of the "Divorce Letter" in Petrine Russia--O. Kosheleva * Appendix * The Function of Fashion: Women and Clothing at the Russian Court (1700-62)--P. Keenan * Merchant Women in Business in the Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries--G. Ul'ianova * PART III: FEMININITY AND THE CHURCH * Sacralising Female Rule, 1725-61--G. Marker * Female Orthodox Monasticism in Eighteenth-Century Imperial Russia: the Experience of Nizhnii Novgorod--W. G. Wagner * Women with a Mission: British Female Evangelicals in the Russian Empire in the Early Nineteenth Century--W. Rosslyn *

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