Ivan Turgenev

IVAN TURGENEV (1818-1883) was a novelist, playwright and short story writer born in Oryol. He burst onto the literary scene with his short story collection, A Sportsman’s Sketches (1852), followed by Fathers and Sons (1862). Most of his later life he lived abroad (both to avoid the stifling rule of Nicholas I and to pursue his love of Pauline Viardot), and he had testy or difficult relationships with both Dostoyevsky and Tolstoy (who at one point challenged him to a duel). The Diary of a Superfluous Man was written while Turgenev was still in Russia. Rudin was written after his emigration.


First Love (The Blog)
Rudin (28: Superfluous Men)
The Diary of a Superfluous Man (28: Superfluous Men)
Virgin Soil (39: Turgenev Bilingual)
Torrents of Spring (39: Turgenev Bilingual)
First Love (39: Turgenev Bilingual)
Smoke (39: Turgenev Bilingual)
Fathers and Sons (39: Turgenev Bilingual)
On the Eve (39: Turgenev Bilingual)
Hamlet and Don Quixote (39: Turgenev Bilingual)
A House of Gentlefolk (39: Turgenev Bilingual)
Rudin (39: Turgenev Bilingual)
Faust (39: Turgenev Bilingual)
The Diary of a Superfluous Man (39: Turgenev Bilingual)
Khor and Kalinych (39: Turgenev Bilingual)

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