Book 2007

Women in Russian Culture and Society, 1700–1825

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ISBN: 978-1-349-36305-6 (Print) 978-0-230-58990-2 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

  2. Introduction

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      Pages 1-5

      Introduction

  3. Women and the Arts

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 7-7

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      Pages 9-23

      Signs from Empresses and Actresses: Women and Theatre in the Eighteenth Century

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      Pages 24-38

      Female Serfs in the Performing World

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      Pages 39-62

      Women and Literature, Women in Literature: Female Authors of Fiction in the Early Nineteenth Century

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      Pages 63-82

      Women’s Travel and Travel Writing in Russia, 1700–1825

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      Pages 83-104

      The First Russian Women’s Journals and the Construction of the Reader

  4. Women and Society

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 105-105

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      Pages 107-124

      ‘Without Going to a Regular Court…’: The Phenomenon of the ‘Divorce Letter’ in Petrine Russia

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      Pages 125-143

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

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      Pages 144-167

      Merchant Women in Business in the Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries

  5. Femininity and Religious Life

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 169-169

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      Pages 171-190

      Sacralising Female Rule, 1725–1761

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      Pages 191-218

      Female Orthodox Monasticism in Eighteenth–Century Imperial Russia: The Experience of Nizhnii Novgorod

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      Pages 219-240

      Women with a Mission: British Female Evangelicals in the Russian Empire in the Early Nineteenth Century

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 241-257