Terrible Perfection

Terrible Perfection

Women and Russian Literature
Barbara Heldt
Distribution: Global
Publication date: 10/22/1987
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 978-0-253-35838-7
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... the first thorough-going feminist study of Russian literature." —The Slavonic Review

... a ground-breaking book.... Written with verve and wit... a pleasure to read." —Slavic Review

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““ . . . the first thorough-going feminist study of Russian literature.” —The Slavonic Review “ . . . a ground-breaking book. . . . Written with verve and wit . . . a pleasure to read.” —Slavic Review”

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction

Part I. The Fictions of Russian Men

1. The Russian Heroine: Where to Find Her and Where Not to
2. Misogny and the Power of Silence
3. Tolstoy’s Path toward Feminism
4. Woman Is Everywhere Passive: Chekhov and the Century’s End

Part II. Women’s Autobiography in Russia

5. Public and Private Lives
6. Mothers and Daughters
7. The Emerging Writer

Part III. Women’s Poetry in Russia

8. From Folklore through the Nineteenth Century
9. Four Modern Women Poets

Conclusions....and Continuations

Notes
Index