The Pioneers of Russian Women Writers
Thesis Map: Marina Tsvetaeva and Anna Akhmatova were two of Russia’s greatest lyric poets, but the influences of their writing, their lewd love affairs, and how their country perceived them made them very different people.
For years, Russian women have been regarded as incapable of producing great literary works of art.
Such dismissive views of women’s writing recur again and again in Russian history, their recurrence being
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