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Literary Plays: Adaptations of Brontë, James, and Turgenev By Myron Tuman
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Literary Plays presents contemporary, dramatic adaptations of three 19th-century literary giants: Charlotte Brontë, Henry James, and Ivan Turgenev. By the Author of Jane Eyre focuses on the... More > tempestuous two years Brontë spent in Brussels and the literary masterpiece, Villette, that records the great love and great emotional crisis of that experience. Another Turn of the Screw reworks James’s best known story, throwing new light on the long suppressed pedophilic impulse at its core, and thus can be read in conjunction with new interest in James charted in Colm Tóibín’s novel, The Master. First Love is an unabashed tribute to the Turgenev perfect story on the strength and weakness of the human heart. The retelling is simple and straightforward, drawing lovingly upon Tchaikovsky’s Children’s Album.< Less
Literary Plays: Adaptations of Brontë, James, and Turgenev By Myron Tuman
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Literary Plays presents contemporary, dramatic adaptations of three 19th-century literary giants: Charlotte Brontë, Henry James, and Ivan Turgenev. By the Author of Jane Eyre focuses on the... More > tempestuous two years Brontë spent in Brussels and the literary masterpiece, Villette, that records the great love and great emotional crisis of that experience. Another Turn of the Screw reworks James’s best known story, throwing new light on the long suppressed pedophilic impulse at its core, and thus can be read in conjunction with new interest in James charted in Colm Tóibín’s novel, The Master. First Love is an unabashed tribute to the Turgenev perfect story on the strength and weakness of the human heart. The retelling is simple and straightforward, drawing lovingly upon Tchaikovsky’s Children’s Album.< 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
A House of Gentlefolk By Ivan Turgenev
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A House of Gentlefolk is a novel by Ivan Turgenev published in the January 1859 issue of "Sovremennik". It was enthusiastically received by the Russian society and remained his least... More > controversial and most widely-read novel until the end of the 19th century. It was turned into a movie by Andrey Konchalovsky in 1969.< Less
Fathers and Sons [Christmas Summary Classics] By Ivan Turgenev
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Christmas Summary Classics This series contains summary of Classic books such as Emma, Arne, Arabian Nights, Pride and prejudice, Tower of London, Wealth of Nations etc. Each book is specially... More > crafted after reading complete book in less than 30 pages. One who wants to get joy of book reading especially in very less time can go for it. About the Book Among the great critics and great artists of every period, Ivan Sergeyvitch Turgenev occupies a supreme position. He was born at Oriel in the Government of the same name, on November 9, 1818, and died on September 3, 1883. His father was a colonel in a cavalry regiment, and an ancestor was a James Turgenev who was one of Peter the Great's jesters. Educated at Moscow, St Petersburg, and Berlin, Ivan Turgenev began life in a government office, but after a year retired into private life. For more eBooks visit www.kartindo.com< Less
First Love By Ivan Sergeyevich 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 is an example of a frame story. The story starts with the protagonist, Vladimir Petrovich, at a party. The three guests, all men "not old but no longer young", are taking turns recounting the stories of their first loves. When Vladimir's turn comes to tell his story, he suggests he write down the story in a notebook because it is a rather long, unusual tale and he is not adept at extemporaneous narration. The other men agree and a few weeks later the story within the story continues with Vladimir reading from his notebook as he recounts the memory of his first love.< Less
First Love By Ivan Sergeyevich 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 is an example of a frame story. The story starts with the protagonist, Vladimir Petrovich, at a party. The three guests, all men "not old but no longer young", are taking turns recounting the stories of their first loves. When Vladimir's turn comes to tell his story, he suggests he write down the story in a notebook because it is a rather long, unusual tale and he is not adept at extemporaneous narration. The other men agree and a few weeks later the story within the story continues with Vladimir reading from his notebook as he recounts the memory of his first love.< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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