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 Nadejda Mandelstam

Nadejda Mandelstam

Nationality: Russian

Nadezhda Yakovlevna Mandelstam born Hazin; 31 October 1899 - 29 December 1980) was a Russian writer and educator, and the wife of the poet Osip Mandelstam, who died in 1938 in a transit camp to the gulag of Siberia. She wrote two memoirs about their lives together and the repressive Stalinist regime: Hope Against Hope (1970) and Hope Abandoned (1974), both first published in the West in English.