Marina Tsvetaeva (1892–1941) was one of the most renowned poets of 20th-century Russia. Her life coincided with years of extreme turbulence in Russian history. She left Russia in 1922 with her daughter and her husband, Sergei Efron. In 1925, the family settled in Paris, where they lived in poverty. In 1939, Tsvetaeva returned to the Soviet Union. Following the arrest of her husband and daughter, she hanged herself on August 31, 1941.
Lovers and Children: On Marina Tsvetaeva’s “Letter to the Amazon”
Oksana Maksymchuk and Max Rosochinsky consider “Letter to the Amazon” by Marina Tsvetaeva....