Study Group on Eighteenth-Century Russia Newsletter
Volume 37 (2009)

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Synopses of Papers Read at the 50th Meeting of the Study Group

Nikolaos Chrissidis, Crying Their Hearts Out: An Incident of Public Penance in the Reign of Catherine the Great [pp.1-7]
Catherine Rai, Van'ka Kain, Louis-Dominique Cartouche and Jonathan Wild: Matvei Komarov's Life and Adventures of Van'ka Kain and its Western Sources [pp.8-13]
Angela Byrne, "Why wouldn't they content themselves to dress like Christians?": Fashion and Self-fashioning in LateEighteenth-Century Russia [pp.14-18]
Elena Smilyanskaya, Leaving the Borders of their Intellectual Home: Russians in the Eastern Mediterranean during the Russo-Turkish War of 1768-1774 [pp.18-23]
Alexei Evstratov, Russian Drama in French: Sumarokov's Синав и Трувор and its Translations [pp.24-34]
Galina Babkova, "Открывая детство": детская преступность в России XVIII в. [pp.34-41]

Articles

Марк Альтшуллер, Спорные вопросы биографии Н. П. Николева [pp.42-53]
В. И. Сминаков, "О главных причинах, относящихся к приращению художеств и наук": oб авторстве статьи, приписывавшейся Н. И. Новикову, или три анонимных сочинения [pp.54-71]

Book Reviews

С. А. Козлов, Путевые записки Ю. Ф. Лисянского и И. Ф. Крузенштерна, 1793-1800: предыстория первого путешествия россиян вокругсвета St Petersburg: Istoricheskaia illiustratsiia, 2007 (Paul Dukes) [pp.72-75]
О. Г. Агеева, Императорский двор России, 1700-1796 годы Moscow: Nauka, 2008 (Simon Dixon) [pp.76-80]
Patrick Gordon's Diary: Recent Conference and Publications (Paul Dukes) [pp.81-83]
"Путь Петра Великого" and the Proposed "Институт Петра Великого" [pp.84-87]

Editor's Valedictory by Tony Cross

Editor's Postbag