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The Cavalry Maiden : Journals of a Russian Officer in the Napoleonic Wars - Nadezhda Durova

The Cavalry Maiden

Journals of a Russian Officer in the Napoleonic Wars

By: Nadezhda Durova, Mary Zirin (Translator)

Paperback Published: 22nd August 1989
ISBN: 9780253205490
Number Of Pages: 288

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..". 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.

Translator's Introduction: Nadezhda Durova, Russia's Cavalry Maiden The Cavalry Maiden "My Childhood Years" Notes of the Cavalry Maiden 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 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

ISBN: 9780253205490
ISBN-10: 0253205492
Series: Indiana-Michigan Series in Russian and East European Studies
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 22nd August 1989
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.22 x 16.56  x 1.52
Weight (kg): 0.43