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Rosslyn, Wendy

Women in Russian Culture and Society, 1700–1825

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Alessandra Tosi

Part I. Women and the Arts

2. Signs from Empresses and Actresses: Women and Theatre in the Eighteenth Century
Lurana Donnels O’Malley

3. Female Serfs in the Performing World
Richard Stites

4. Women and Literature, Women in Literature: Female Authors of Fiction in the Early Nineteenth Century
Alessandra Tosi

5. Women’s Travel and Travel Writing in Russia, 1700–1825
Sara Dickinson

6. The First Russian Women’s Journals and the Construction of the Reader
Gitta Hammarberg

Part II. Women and Society

7. ‘Without Going to a Regular Court…’: The Phenomenon of the ‘Divorce Letter’ in Petrine Russia
Ol’ga Kosheleva

8. The Function of Fashion: Women and Clothing at the Russian Court (1700–1762)
Paul Keenan

9. Merchant Women in Business in the Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries
Galina Ul’ianova

Part III. Femininity and Religious Life

10. Sacralising Female Rule, 1725–1761
Gary Marker

11. Female Orthodox Monasticism in Eighteenth–Century Imperial Russia: The Experience of Nizhnii Novgorod
William G. Wagner

12. Women with a Mission: British Female Evangelicals in the Russian Empire in the Early Nineteenth Century
Wendy Rosslyn

Keywords: History, Cultural History, European History, Modern History, Clinical Psychology, Social History, Russian, Soviet, and East European History

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2007
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
268 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230589902
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-36305-6

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