Writing the siege of Leningrad : women's diaries, memoirs, and documentary prose / [edited by] Cynthia Simmons and Nina Perlina ; with a foreword by Richard Bidlack.

Author
Edition
  • First paperback edition.
Published
  • Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press 2005
Physical description
xli, 242 pages : illustrations (black and white) and maps (black and white) ; 25 cm.
ISBN
  • 9780822958697
  • 0822958694
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Foreword -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Chronology of the siege -- Glossary -- Table of rations -- Map. Front line around Leningrad, 21 September 1941 -- Map. Leningrad, with points of interest -- Diaries and letters -- Diary of / Liubov' Vasil'evna Shaporina, hospital nurse during Siege, later an artist -- Diary of / Anna Petrovna Ostroumova-Lebedeva, artist -- Letter from Leningrad / √Čl'za Greinert to children -- Letter from Leningrad : German family remembered -- Diary and letters of / Evgeniia Shavrova ; introduced by her sister,Elena Fassman, librarian -- Diary of / Vera Sergeevna Kostrovitskaia, ballerina and dance teacher -- Diary of / Mariia Viacheslavovna Kropacheva, school teacher -- Diary of / Anna Ivanovna Likhacheva, doctor -- Diary of / Tamara Petrovna Nekliudova, entertainer at the front -- The Race of Life / Ol'ga Mikhailovna Freidenberg, classicist scholar, first woman department chair in a Soviet university -- Memoirs and oral histories -- Evacuation and The Scottish album / Vera Vladimirovna Miliutina, artist -- The war, the blockade, the military hospital / Valentina Nikolaevna Gorokhova, doctor -- A half-century ago / Sof'ia Nikolaevna Buriakova, housewife -- "Saving, I am saved" / Ol'ga Nikolaevna Grechina, literary scholar -- Interview with / Natal'ia Borisovna Rogova, librarian, archivist -- Interview with / Valentina Fedorovna Petrova, archivist -- Oral history of / Natal'ia Vladimirovna Stroganova, child during the Siege, later philologist -- Interview with / Valentina Il'inishna Bushueva, factory worker -- Silhouettes of time / Avgusta Mikhailovna Saraeva-Bondar', art historian -- Interview with / Kseniia Makianovna Matus, oboist in the Leningrad Symphony -- Memoir excerpts from The defense of Leningrad / Yuliia Aronovna Mendeleva, doctor -- "The Saltykov- Shchedrin National Public Library" / Lilia Solomonovna Frankfurt, librarian -- Interview with / Ol'ga Il'inichna Markhaeva, museum researcher, and Ol'ga Anatol'evna Trapitsina-Matveenko, chemist -- Documentary prose -- Grave months for the blockaded city / Elena Oskarovna Martilla, artist -- "To the People" / Lidiia Samsonovna Razumovskaia, university student -- Cold sun : stories / Irena L'vovna Dubitskaia -- "Sweet Earth" / Liudmila Ivanovna Veshenkova -- "Blockade lullaby" / Antonina Emel'ianovna Maslovskaia -- "Vitamins, or Ode to grass" / Vera Vladimirovna Miliutina, artist -- The joyous, the inimitable / Liubov' Borisovna Beregovaia -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Index.
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Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Biography
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English

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