Nihilist Girl

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Modern Language Association of America, 2001 - Fiction - 139 pages
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First published in Switzerland in 1892, finally printed in Russia in 1906, and never before translated into English, Nihilist Girl is the story of a young aristocrat who longs to devote her life to a cause.

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User Review  - Laura Edwards - Goodreads

I really enjoyed this book. Even more interesting was the brief overview of Kovalevskaya given in the introduction. Now I really want to read her autobiography "A Russian Childhood". I will have to ... Read full review

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User Review  - Verity - Goodreads

Although the book was set in an entirely different time and space than most American 20-somethings are used to, the basic story line can easily resonate with all generations. The young idealist from a ... Read full review

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Lettres d'une Péruvienne
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About the author (2001)

Kovalevskaya was a mathematician whose contributors were acknowledged throughout Europe during her lifetime. She was the first European woman to receive a doctorate in mathematics and the first female member of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

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