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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
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 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
First Love By Ivan Turgenev
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The title of the novella is almost an adequate summary in itself. The "boy-meets-girl-then-loses-her" story is universal but not, I think, banal - despite a surprise ending which... More > notoriously turns out to be very little of a surprise. First Love is given its originality and poignancy by Turgenev's mastery of the piercing turning-point (akin to Joyce's "epiphanies") that transforms the character's whole being, making a tragic outcome inevitable. Even the nature symbolism is rescued from triteness by lovely poetic similes - e.g. "but at that point my attention was arrested by the appearance of a speckled woodpecker who busily climbed up the slender stem of a birch-tree and peeped out uneasily from behind it, first to the right, then to the left, like a musician behind the bass-viol."< 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 boy.
First Love By Ivan Turgenev
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s 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 boy.
First Love By Ivan Turgenev
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Vladimir Petrovich Voldemar, a 16-year-old, is staying in the country with his family and meets Zinaida Alexandrovna Zasyekina, a beautiful 21-year-old woman, staying with her mother, Princess... More > Zasyekina, in a wing of the manor. This family, as with many of the Russian minor nobility with royal ties of that time, were only afforded a degree of respectability because of their titles; the Zasyekins, in the case of this story, are a very poor family. The young Vladimir falls irretrievably in love with Zinaida, who has a set of several other (socially more eligible) suitors whom he joins in their difficult and often fruitless search for the young lady's favour.< Less
First Love By Ivan Turgenev
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One of Russian literature's most renowned love stories—a vivid and sensitive account of adolescent love, wherein the sixteen year old protagonist falls in love with a beautiful but older woman... More > living next door, thereby plunging into a whirlwind of changing emotions that are heightened by her capriciousness, and leading to a truly heart-rending revelation.< 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
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

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