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496 Pages

7.7 x 5.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198736462

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Selected Letters

Catherine The Great
Andrew Kahn and Kelsley Rubin-Detlev

Oxford World's Classics

  • Catherine's letters provide an intimate history of the Russian state as well as a portrait of her character and qualities
  • Includes a chronology of Catherine's life in parallel with major contemporary events, as well as a short biography
  • A bibliography gives guidance to readers, including students, who wish to pursue in greater depth aspects of Catherine's life, Enlightenment politics, literature (including epistolarity), and Russian history
  • The Introduction gives a thorough and spirited overview of her reign and also an analysis of Catherine's literary skill as a letter-writer

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