The Sulphur Spring by Durova/Alexandrov

The Sulphur Spring by Durova/Alexandrov

Show Notes

This week, Matt and Cameron cover the short story “The Sulphur Spring” by the author Nadezhda Durova, and investigate its depiction of indigenous peoples, its ambiguous relationships, and sulphur as a health benefit for ungrateful children. Yep, it's a wide-ranging one. Grab your spring water and tune in!

Major themes: Improvised speaking, sulpher water, ambiguous relationships

07:54The (Un)making of a Man: Aleksandr Aleksandrov/Nadezhda Durova by Ruth Averbach

32:08 - It’s 1 verst to .66 miles, so bit of an overestimation there.

The music used in this episode was “Старое Кино / Staroye Kino,” by Перемотка / Peremotka. You can find more of their work on Bandcamp and Youtube

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