Gender in Russian History and Culture by Linda Edmondson

By Linda Edmondson

This e-book charts the altering points of gender in Russia's cultural and social heritage from the overdue seventeenth century to the cave in of the Soviet Union. The essays, whereas targeting girls as a prime topic, spotlight the development of either femininity and masculinity in a tradition that has gone through significant transformation and disruptions over the interval of 3 centuries.

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Rozhdestvenskaya (St Petersburg, 1994) p. 104; quotation here from Domostroi: Rules for Russian Households in the Time of Ivan the Terrible, ed. and trans. C. J. Pouncy (Ithaca, 1994) p. 124. On representations of virtuous women in the pre-Petrine era, see Pushkareva, Zhenshchina v Drevnei Rusi, pp. 101–2; M. Ziolkowski, ‘Women in Old Russian Literature’, in T. Clyman and D. Greene (eds), Women Writers in Russian Literature (Westport, Connecticut, 1994) pp. 1–15; and R. McKenzie, ‘Women in Seventeenth-Century Russian Literature’, in R.

Harussi, ‘Women’s Social Roles as Depicted by Women Writers in Early NineteenthCentury Russian Fiction’, in J. D. ), Issues in Russian Literature before 1917 (Columbus, Ohio, 1989) pp. 35–48; J. Andrew, ‘Mothers and 28 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. Gender in Russian History and Culture Daughters in Russian Literature of the First Half of the Nineteenth Century’, Slavonic and East European Review, vol. 73, no. 1 (1995) pp. 37–60. M. Zhukova, ‘Baron Reikhman’, Vechera na Karpovke (1837–8) (Moscow, 1986) pp.

Likhacheva, Materialy dlya istorii zhenskago obrazovaniya v Rossii (1086–1796) (St Petersburg, 1890) pp. 14–30; L. Hughes, Sophia, Regent of Russia 1657–1704 (New Haven and London, 1990) p. 33. N. Pushkareva, Chastnaya zhizn’ russkoi zhenshchiny: nevesta, zhena, lyubovnitsa (X-nachalo XIX veka) (Moscow, 1997) pp. 75–88, conjectures that literate mothers would have educated their daughters in the pre-Petrine period, but without concrete evidence. Bowers, The Politics of Motherhood, p. 24. J. Tovrov, The Russian Noble Family: Structure and Change (New York, 1987) p.

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