Oxford World's Classics: Selected Letters



ISBN: 9780198736462

  • 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
  • The Introduction gives a thorough and spirited overview of Catherine's reign and also an analysis of her literary skill as a letter-writer
  • The 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

Net weight: 0.334kg