“I Answer Again 'No' to the Proposal You (...) Made”: The Correspondence between Vera Kommisarzhevskaia and Sergei Tatishchev

Anna Sergeeva-Kliatis

Abstract


The present article offers for the first time a detailed analysis of the relationship between the actress Vera Komissarzhevskaia and the diplomat and philanthropist Sergei Tatishchev. New details are given in particular on Tatishchev’s marital status. The letters shed new light on his figure and role in the fate of Komissarzhevskaia, whose personal letters to Tatishchev are also published for the first time. The main aim of the present article is to reveal new facts on Komissarzhevskaia’s biography based on her epistolary exchange with Tatishchev.

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Komissarzhevskaia; Tatishchev; unpublished letters; epistolary exchange; biography

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.25430/2281-6992/v7-051-062

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Journal on Life Writing and the Representation of the Self in Russian Culture

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