by Evgeniya Tur
translated by Michael R. Katz
introduction by Jehanne Gheith
Northwestern University Press, 1996
eISBN: 978-0-8101-4352-4 | Paper: 978-0-8101-1407-4
Library of Congress Classification PG3418.T75A8513 1996
Dewey Decimal Classification 891.733


Patterned on the novels of the Brontë sisters, Antonina is a poignant account of a young Russian whose life is shaped by the cruel neglect of her stepparents, the financial ruin of her father and husband, and—the centerpiece of the novel—her failed love affair with a sensitive but weak young man.