Chiumina, Olga Nikolaevna (1865–1909)

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Chiumina, Olga Nikolaevna (1865–1909)

Russian poet and playwright. Name variations: Ol'ga Nikolaevna Chiuminá; Olga Chiumina; (pseudonyms) Optimist, Boycott. Born 1865; died 1909.

Known for her parody of such modernists as Maeterlinck and for her skillful translations of poetry; had verse drama Temptation performed at Aleksandrinskii Theatre (1888); later work included fiction, For Life and for Death (1895), For the Sins of the Fathers (1896) and Glow of the Footlights (1898), as well as poetry collections, New Poems (1905) and Autumn Whirlwinds (1908); published 2 satirical pamphlets on political events of 1905 (1906); best remembered for her collection of verse satires, In Expectation.

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