Sofia Khvoshchinskaya

Sofia Khvoshchinskaya (1824–1865), a writer, translator, and painter, published fiction and social commentary in Russia’s most influential journals. She and her sister Nadezhda wrote to support their family, struggling members of the nobility, alternating long stretches of toil in their native Ryazan Province with visits to Russia’s capitals, where they interacted with some of the country's leading intellectuals.


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“Don’t We Know Our Own Minds?”: A Rediscovered Russian Woman Writer of the 19th Century


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