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The memoirs of Princess Dashkova

by Dashkova, E. R. kniНЎaginiНЎa

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Published by Duke University Press in Durham .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Russia
    • Subjects:
    • Dashkova, E. R. kni͡agini͡a, 1743-1810.,
    • Rossiĭskai͡a akademii͡a nauk.,
    • Princesses -- Russia -- Biography.,
    • Scholars -- Russia -- Biography.,
    • Authors, Russian -- 18th century -- Biography.,
    • Russia -- Court and courtiers -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [291]-296) and index.

      Statementtranslated and edited by Kyril Fitzlyon ; introduction by Jehanne M Gheith ; afterword by A. Woronzoff-Dashkoff.
      ContributionsFitzLyon, Kyril., Gheith, Jehanne M., Woronzoff-Dashkoff, A.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDK169.D3 A3 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 334 p. :
      Number of Pages334
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1113875M
      ISBN 100822316218
      LC Control Number94039804

      In her memoirs, Princess Ekaterina Dashkova refers to herself as "Catherine the Little" in reference to her close friendship with the Empress Catherine the Great. An intellectual, a published author, and the first woman president of the Imperial Academy of Sciences and Arts, Princess Dashkova was an 18th-century celebrity.3/5. "This memoir tell the story of a woman who at age eighteen played an important role in the coup that brought Catherine the Great to the throne. The relationship between these two women, often tense, is a central theme throughout this story.

      Ekaterina Romanovna Dashkova (), Russian princess, playwright, author, President of the Academy of Sciences, and founder and Director of the Russian Academy, was one of the first women in Europe to hold public office. Her memoir, among the earliest examples of autobiography in Russia, is part of what has become a long and powerful. Martha honoured Dashkova’s memory by publishing her memoirs in The book is still recognised as one of the most important Russian women’s biographies of the : Angela Byrne.

      Wilmot had taken Martha's transcript of the memoirs of the Princess Dashkova when she left Russia. These were published by Martha in , as she had burnt the original manuscript before her departure from Russia in Wilmot's letters were published a century later, and have been described as a unique portrayal of the Napoleonic : c, Drogheda, County Louth. The Memoirs of Princess Dashkova Analysis Eloquent, brilliant, unorthodox, poise, and loyal – all of these unique characteristics allowed Dashkova to gain the highest regard among the members of the elite society and more importantly, to earn the respect of Catherine the Great. Dashkova is a peculiar female character.


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