Description - Love of Worker Bees by A. M. Kollontai
"Love of Worker Bees" first appeared in 1923, and it consists of a remarkable novel and two striking short stories, written by the most famous and gifted Russian woman of the twentieth century. The novel is both a moving love story and a rare graphic portrait of Russian life after the October revolution in 1917. The heroine, Vasilia struggles to come to terms with her passionate love for her husband and the new world that is coming into being around her. The two stories provide more poignant and fascinating insights into the situation of women.
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(203mm x 127mm x 13mm)
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Author Biography - A. M. Kollontai
Alexandra Kollontai (1872-1952) was a leading member of the Bolshevik Party during the Russian Revolution and the foremost Marxist theoretician of women's oppression and sexuality. She was a founding member of the Women's Bureau of the Communist Party. Cathy Porter has published biographies of the Russianwomen revolutionaries Alexandra Kollontai and Larissa Reisner, as well as books about women terrorists of the 1860s, Russia's 1905 revolution, and the Battle of Moscow. She has translated more than thirty books and works for the stage, including plays by Gorky and the Czech Karel Capek. She lives in Oxford. Sheila Rowbotham is a Sociology Research Fellow at Manchester University in England.