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The Works of Ivan Turgenev By Ivan Turgenev
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This collection of the works of Ivan Turgenev, 1818-1883, contains the following works: Novels: Rudin, A House Of Gentlefolk, On the Eve, Fathers and Children, Smoke, Virgin Soil Short Stories... More > and Short Story Collections: A Sportsman's Sketches, The Inn, Yakov Pasinkov, First Love, Mumu, The Dog, Lieutenant Yergunov's Story, Knock, Knock, Knock, The Torrents of Spring Veshnie Vody, Punin and Baburin, The Watch, Dream Tales and Prose Poems, A Desperate Character and other stories, The Jew, and other stories, The Diary of a Superfluous Man, and other stories< Less
Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev, kokoelma By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
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Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev, [Oct. 28 1818 – Sep. 3, 1883) oli kuuluisa venäläinen kirjailija. Tässä kirjassa: Asja Translator: K. S. —s Kuningas Lear arolla Translator:... More > Samuli Suomalainen Luutnantti Jergunovin juttu Translator: Elisabeth Löfgren Metsämiehen muistelmia Translator: Samuli S.< Less
A Sportsman's Sketches (Hardcover) By Ivan Turgenev
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The first work by Ivan Turgenev to attain wide attention, A Sportsman's Sketches is a collection of short stories mostly set amid Russia's rural population of serfs and peasants. Written by Turgenev... More > in response to the stark poverty and injustices he witnessed in Russia, the stories here depict various encounters with peasants, while the narrator himself remains unseen. Each different tale illustrates a different injustice, with characters often ordinary peasants scraping a living off the land. Others, such as the dwarf Kasyan, combine a love of folklore with a distaste for the society they live and work within. Some peasants are kindly and popular, while others are thrifty and wise - in spite of their shared circumstances, Turgenev paints a picture of a countryside which contained both arable beauty and social neglect. Although some of Turgenev's stories are short anecdotes which state a simple point before concluding, others colourfully expound upon their subjects and environment.< Less
A Sportsman's Sketches By Ivan Turgenev
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The first work by Ivan Turgenev to attain wide attention, A Sportsman's Sketches is a collection of short stories mostly set amid Russia's rural population of serfs and peasants. Written by Turgenev... More > in response to the stark poverty and injustices he witnessed in Russia, the stories here depict various encounters with peasants, while the narrator himself remains unseen. Each different tale illustrates a different injustice, with characters often ordinary peasants scraping a living off the land. Others, such as the dwarf Kasyan, combine a love of folklore with a distaste for the society they live and work within. Some peasants are kindly and popular, while others are thrifty and wise - in spite of their shared circumstances, Turgenev paints a picture of a countryside which contained both arable beauty and social neglect. Although some of Turgenev's stories are short anecdotes which state a simple point before concluding, others colourfully expound upon their subjects and environment.< Less
First Love By Ivan Turgenev
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First Love is a classic tale of romance by Russian author Ivan Turgenev, famous for its autobiographical overtones. Originally published in 1860, the story begins at a party in which three... More > middle-aged men are each telling the tale of their first love. When our protagonist Vladimir Petrovich has his turn to tell his, he proposes to write it down in a notebook and read it. Herein we are told about Vladimir's sixteen year old self, who is staying with his family in the countryside, wherein he meets his new neighbour Zinaida Alexandrovna Zasyekina. Although the girl is five years his senior, the young Vladimir falls for her immediately. However the beautiful and mischievous Zinaida has other suitors, and many are better placed in life compared with the teenage Vladimir…< Less
First Love (Hardcover) By Ivan Turgenev
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First Love is a classic tale of romance by Russian author Ivan Turgenev, famous for its autobiographical overtones. Originally published in 1860, the story begins at a party in which three... More > middle-aged men are each telling the tale of their first love. When our protagonist Vladimir Petrovich has his turn to tell his, he proposes to write it down in a notebook and read it. Herein we are told about Vladimir's sixteen year old self, who is staying with his family in the countryside, wherein he meets his new neighbour Zinaida Alexandrovna Zasyekina. Although the girl is five years his senior, the young Vladimir falls for her immediately. However the beautiful and mischievous Zinaida has other suitors, and many are better placed in life compared with the teenage Vladimir…< Less
The Diary of a Superfluous Man and Other Stories By Ivan Turgenev
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Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev (1818-1883) was a great Russian novelist and playwright. Diary of a Superfluous Man,was published in 1850 . Turgenev created one of the first literary portraits of the... More > alienated man. He once said that there was a great deal of himself in the unsuccessful lovers who appear in his fiction. This failure, along with painful self-consciousness, is a central fact for the ailing Chulkaturin in this melancholy tale. As he reflects on his life, he tells the story of Liza, whom he loved, and a prince, whom she loved instead, and the curious turns all their lives took.< Less
A Month In the Country By Ivan Turgenev
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A Month in the Country is a comedy in five acts by Ivan Turgenev. It was written in France between 1848 and 1850 and was first published in 1855. The play was not staged until 1872, when it was given... More > as a benefit performance for the Moscow actress E N Vasilyeva, who was keen to play the leading role of Natalya Petrovna.< Less
A Sportsman's Sketches By Ivan Turgenev
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Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev (1818-1883) was a great Russian novelist and playwright. His novel Fathers and Sons is regarded as one of major works of 19th-century fiction. After the standard schooling... More > for a child of a gentleman's family, He studied for one year at the University of Moscow and then moved to the University of St Petersburg, focusing on the classics, Russian literature and philology. Turgenev was impressed with German Central-European society, and believed that Russia could best improve itself by imitating the West. Like many of his educated contemporaries, he was particularly opposed to serfdom. He first made his name with A Sportsman's Sketches, also known as Sketches From a Hunter's Album; or, Notes of a Hunter. He wrote several short novels like The Diary of a Superfluous Man, Faust and The Lull. In them Turgenev expressed the anxieties and hopes of Russians of his generation.< Less
First Love By Ivan Turgenev
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First Love is a novella by Ivan Turgenev, first published in 1860. It is one of his most popular pieces of short fiction. It tells the love story between a 21-year-old girl and a 16-year-old... More > boy.First Love was published in March 1860 in the Reader's Library. Like many of Turgenev's works, this one is highly autobiographical. Indeed, the author claimed it was the most autobiographical of all his works.Here Turgenev is retelling an incident from his own life, his infatuation with a young neighbor in the country, Catherine Shakovskoy (the Zinaida of the novella), an infatuation that lasted until his discovery that Catherine was in fact his own father's mistress.< Less

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