The Cavalry Maiden

The Cavalry Maiden

Journals of a Russian Officer in the Napoleonic Wars
Nadezhda Durova
Translation, Introduction, and Notes by Mary Fleming Zirin
Distribution: World
Publication date: 8/1/1989
Format: paper 288 pages, 5 b&w photos
6.125 x 9.25
ISBN: 978-0-253-20549-0
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1990 Heldt Prize of the AWSS for the Best Book in Slavic Women’s Studiesâ€"Co-winner
1989 CWIP-Honorable mention
“ . . . sparkles with wit, intelligence and bold characterization.” —Women’s Review of Books

“ . . . a ripping yarn . . . admirable translation . . . sensitive introductory essay.” —Times Literary Supplement

“ . . . a remarkable journal worthy of the attention of a wide audience.” —Doris Grumbach, National Public Radio

In male guise, Nadezhda Durova served ten years in the Russian cavalry. The Cavalry Maiden is a lively narrative which appeals in our own time as a unique and gripping contribution to the literature of female experience.

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Table of Contents

Translator’s Introduction: Nadezhda Durova, Russia’s Cavalry Maiden

The Cavalry Maiden
“My Childhood Years”

Notes of the Cavalry Maiden
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Appendix A: Documents Relating to Durova’s Commission in the Mariupol’ Hussars
Appendix B: Hussar Poet Denis Davydov’s Recorded Comments on Durova
Selective Bibliography of Works by and about Durova
Index