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Days of a Russian Noblewoman The Memories of Anna Labzina, 1758-1821

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ISBN-10: 0875805892

ISBN-13: 9780875805894

Edition: 2001

Authors: Anna Labzina, Rachel May, Anna Labzina, Rachel May, Anna Labzina

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Providing a unique glimpse into the domestic life of Russia's nobility in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries,Days of a Russian Noblewomancombines a rare memoir and a diary, now translated into English for the first time. Anna Labzina was relatively well educated by the standards of her day, and she traveled widely through the Russian empire. Yet, unlike most writers of her time, she writes primarily as a dutiful, if inwardly rebellious, daughter and wife, reflecting on the onerous roles assigned to women in a male-centered society.Labzina was married young to Alexander Karamyshev, who, while well regarded in political and scholarly circles of his day, proved to be brutish…    
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Book details

List price: $25.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publication date: 8/1/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 202
Size: 5.47" wide x 8.46" long x 0.67" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English