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Sokhanskaia, Nadezhda (1823–1884)

Sokhanskaia, Nadezhda (1823–1884)

Russian short-story writer. Name variations: Nadezhda Stepanovna Sokhánskaia or Sokhanskaya; (pseudonym) Kokhanovskaia. Born 1823 in Kharkov, Ukraine; died 1884.

Lived in Ukraine and wrote fiction that reflects the history and folklore of region; wrote her Autobiography (1847–48), but it was not published unitl 1896; other works include The Rusty Linchpin (1856, trans. 1887) and After-Dinner Guests (1858, trans. as Luboff Archipovna, 1887).

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