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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
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
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
A Sportman's Sketches By Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev
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A Sportsman's Sketches (Russian: Записки охотника; also known as The Hunting Sketches and Sketches from a... More > Hunter's Album) was an 1852 collection of short stories by Ivan Turgenev. It was the first major writing that gained him recognition. He wrote this collection of short stories based on his own observations while hunting at his mother’s estate at Spasskoye, where he learned of the abuse of the peasants and the injustices of the Russian system that constrained them.< 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
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
Fathers and Sons By IVAN TURGENEV
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IVAN TURGENEV Fathers and Sons 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... More > 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. His early attempts at literature consisted chiefly of poems and sketches, none of which attracted any degree of attention; and it was not until about 1847, upon the appearance of "A Sportsman's Sketches"--a series of stories depicting with startling realism the condition of the Russian peasant, that his name became known. About 1860 Ivan Turgenev, in common with many of the Russian writers of the period, found himself being carried away towards the study of social reform.< Less
A Desperate Character and Other Stories By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev... More > (/tɜːrˈɡɛnjəf, -ˈɡeɪn-/; Russian: Ива́н Серге́евич Турге́нев; IPA: [ɪˈvan sʲɪrˈɡʲeɪvʲɪtɕ tʊrˈɡʲenʲɪf]; November 9 [O.S. October 28] 1818 – September 3, 1883) was a Russian novelist, short story writer, and playwright. His first major publication, a short story collection entitled A Sportsman's Sketches (1852), was a milestone of Russian Realism, and his novel Fathers and Sons (1862) is regarded as one of the major works of 19th-century fiction.Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev was born into a family of Russian land-owners in Oryol, Russia, on November 9, 1818 (October 28 Old Style). His father, Sergei Nikolaevich Turgenev, a colonel in the Russian cavalry, was a chronic philanderer[citation needed]. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ivan_Turgenev< Less
The Torrents of Spring, First Love, and Mumu By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev & Constance Garnett
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This Ivan Turgenev collection unites three of his finest stories into a single, compelling, and affordable edition. A lauded member of the Russia's literary avant-garde during the mid-19th century,... More > Turgenev's novels and short stories have been celebrated for their poignant, emotionally striking themes and the deft use of plot twists. In Torrents of Spring, we follow Dmitry Sanin, a young landowner who embarks on travel from his homestead in Russia to the German city of Frankfurt. Having already toured Italy and other places in Europe, Dmitry is en route home, and treats Frankfurt as a last stop. First Love - revered as one of Turgenev's best tales - begins at a party in which three middle-aged men are each telling the tale of their first love. Mumu concerns Gerasim, a deaf and mute serf who has moved to Moscow after a life spent working the country fields.< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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