Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
A History of Russian Women's Writing 1820–1992$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Catriona Kelly

Print publication date: 1998

Print ISBN-13: 9780198159643

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159643.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2020. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use. date: 02 April 2020

Nadezhda Teffi (1872–1952)

Nadezhda Teffi (1872–1952)

Chapter:
(p.195) 7 Nadezhda Teffi (1872–1952)
Source:
A History of Russian Women's Writing 1820–1992
Author(s):

Catriona Kelly

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159643.003.0008

Humorous satire is considered as an important literary technique among Russian women writers. The first female Russian writer who used this technique was Nadezha Buchinskaya, who wrote under the name Nadezha Teffi. This chapter discusses a careful analysis of the different stories and narratives made by Teffi. It is shown that Teffi's use of humour, as well as a variety of other literary devices, was able to give these stories an effortless and rather straightforward quality.

Keywords:   Nadezha Teffi, Nadezha Buchinskaya, humorous satire, Russian women writers, humour, narratives

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .