Sergei Mikhailovich Stepniak

Standard Name: Stepniak, Sergei Mikhailovich
Used Form: Sergei Kravchinskii


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Family and Intimate relationships Isabella Ormston Ford
Emily, born five years ahead of Isabella in 1850, attended the Slade School of Art in the late 1870s and became a painter well-known in the Leeds community. Like IOF , she also became a...
Family and Intimate relationships Constance Garnett
Several commentators suggest that CG was more than a little in love
Garnett, Richard. Constance Garnett: A Heroic Life. Sinclair-Stevenson.
with Stepniak , though most agree that their relationship never became sexual.
Garnett, Richard. Constance Garnett: A Heroic Life. Sinclair-Stevenson.
He was killed by a train while crossing a...
Friends, Associates Ethel Lilian Voynich
Back in London, Ethel Lilian Boole was further pulled into revolutionary causes after her friend Charlotte Wilson (then an anarchist journalist, later a leader of the Fabian Women's Group ) introduced her to exiles Sergei Kravchinskii
Friends, Associates Constance Garnett
In 1891 Edward Garnett brought home with him a Russian political exile, Felix Volkhovsky , who encouraged CG , then pregnant, to learn Russian. As a result of this friendship, she and Edward became acquainted...
Friends, Associates E. Nesbit
Through her political interests she got to know George Bernard Shaw (with whom she had a brief affair but a succeeding steady friendship), Sidney Webb , Sydney Olivier , Annie Besant , Eleanor Marx ,...
Friends, Associates Hesba Stretton
Among her Russian exile contacts, she attended the lectures of Peter Kropotkin , and befriended Felix Volkhovsky and Sergei Stepniak .
Cutt, Margaret Nancy. Ministering Angels: A Study of Nineteenth-Century Evangelical Writing for Children. Five Owls Press.
Instructor Ethel Lilian Voynich
A few years later her friend Stepniak taught her Russian at her desire, to facilitate her travel there. She also learned Ukrainian (so that she could read Taras Shevchenko 's poetry in the original) and...
Intertextuality and Influence Ethel Lilian Voynich
Before publishing novels of her own, ELV started in the literary field as a translator, largely of texts by writers she was connected to through her revolutionary involvement.
Ethel L. Voynich papers, 1928-1948.
She learned Russian from her political mentor...
Intertextuality and Influence Constance Garnett
Her version of his novels appeared over these years in fifteen volumes. His sketches, plays, and poems in prose followed them. Sergei Stepniak was so helpful while she was working on this translation that she...
Intertextuality and Influence E. Nesbit
It had already appeared serially from January 1905 to January 1906:
Briggs, Julia. A Woman of Passion: The Life of E. Nesbit, 1858-1924. Hutchinson.
242, 460
During the two years leading up to the appearance of this work in book form EN was often producing monthly instalments of...
Reception Isabella Ormston Ford
When it was published as a volume, a reviewer for the Saturday Review called it a clever and careful piece of work by an author new to fiction,
“19th Century British Library Newspapers”. Gale: 19th Century British Library Newspapers.
1890 (27 December 1890): 3
while a...
Textual Features Ethel Lilian Voynich
The protagonist, Olive Latham, called by one reviewer a matter-of-fact, square-toe-booted English hospital nurse,
TLS Centenary Archive Centenary Archive [1902-2012].
123 (20 May 1904): 156
nevertheless bears many similarities to ELV in her heritage, personal experiences, interests, and relationships.
She also...
Textual Production Hesba Stretton
As a result of her involvement with the Friends of Russian Freedom , HS published several books on Russian themes, most notably The Highway of Sorrow at the Close of the Nineteenth Century (1894...
Textual Production Ethel Lilian Voynich
ELV published a volume, Nihilism as It Is, which includes her English versions of several pamphlets by Stepniak , together with Feliks Vadimovich Volkhovskii 's Claims of the Russian Liberals.
OCLC WorldCat. Accessed 1999.
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Kennedy, Gerry. The Booles & The Hintons: Two dynasties that helped shape the modern world. Cork University Press.
MacHale, Desmond. The Life and Work of George Boole: A Prelude to the Digital Age. Cork University Press.
“The Times Digital Archive 1785-2007”. Thompson Gale: The Times Digital Archive.
34430 (24 November 1894): 11
Textual Production Ethel Lilian Voynich
The following year, 1895, she translated the satirical The Humour of Russia, a compilation by Stepniak , which joined the Library of Humour, a series of books on different versions of humour among...


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Stepniak, Sergei Mikhailovich, and R. Spence Watson. Nihilism as It Is. Translator Voynich, Ethel Lilian, T. Fisher Unwin, p. xi, 122.