Two Princesses (2020)

Two Princesses Vladimir Odoyevsky Neil Cornwell Bridget Kendall Two Princesses It is not people that kill but ungovernable passions The eponymous princesses are both spinsters but there any similarity ends Zizi thwarted in love takes her lot meekly until she comes face to fa
  • Title: Two Princesses
  • Author: Vladimir Odoyevsky Neil Cornwell Bridget Kendall
  • ISBN: 9781843911388
  • Page: 322
  • Format: Paperback
Two Princesses Vladimir Odoyevsky Neil Cornwell Bridget Kendall It is not people that kill, but ungovernable passions The eponymous princesses are both spinsters, but there any similarity ends Zizi, thwarted in love, takes her lot meekly until she comes face to face with her erstwhile lover s perfidy, and her sense of justice and familial devotion rise to claim a bittersweet revenge Mimi meanwhile, whose own romantic failures have It is not people that kill, but ungovernable passions The eponymous princesses are both spinsters, but there any similarity ends Zizi, thwarted in love, takes her lot meekly until she comes face to face with her erstwhile lover s perfidy, and her sense of justice and familial devotion rise to claim a bittersweet revenge Mimi meanwhile, whose own romantic failures have left her bitter and resentful, takes her revenge groundlessly, leading all around her to a tragic end This tale portraying the two diametrically opposed sides of the nature of the Russian aristocracy reveals this frequently overlooked author to be a significant force in 19th century literature.
Two Princesses Vladimir Odoyevsky Neil Cornwell Bridget Kendall

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  1. Grady Ormsby

    Two Princesses by Vladimir Odoevsky is a slim volume of two novellas Princess Zizi and Princess Mimi Odoevsky was a Russian realist and a pioneer of the impressionistic short story in Europe Both stories are classic tales of hubris, rise and fall tragedies about two aristocratic women, rich, privileged and convinced of their own exceptionalism The tales deal with failed love in two very different ways Zinaida, Zizi, sacrifices her own time and interests in order to tend to her mother When finall [...]

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