1990 Heldt Prize of the AWSS for the Best Book in Slavic Womenâ€™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.