Anna was with Valeriya Tyulpanova
, a neighbour and a life-long friend; Nikolay was with his brother Dmitry. Nikolay fell madly in love with the young poetess, but she apparently did not share his romantic...
Family and Intimate relationships
She had at last accepted him in November 1909, which was interpreted by her intimate friend Valeriya Tyulpanova
as seizing her chance to join the literary world she was so passionate about. No one from...
In February of 1917 the unrest in Petrograd reached its extremest point: crowds of workers gathered to protest against food shortages. During these turbulent times, AA
was staying at Valeriya Sreznevskaya
's house at a...