Turgenev or Tur·ge·niev [ tur- gen-y uhf, - geyn-; Russian too r- gye-nyif ] SHOW IPA / tɜrˈgɛn yəf, -ˈgeɪn-; Russian turˈgyɛ nyɪf / PHONETIC RESPELLING noun I·van Ser·ge·e·vich 1818–83, [ee- vahnsyi r- gye-yi-vyich], /iˈvɑn syɪrˈgyɛ yɪ vyɪtʃ/, Russian novelist.
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Your influences include William Trevor, Tolstoy,
Turgenev, Dickens, Graham Greene, V.S. Pritchett, and Elizabeth Bowen.
He said, “Mel, you should read Tolstoy, Dostoyevsky,
Readers familiar with Chekhov, Gogol, Pushkin or
Turgenev have already tasted some 19th-century Russian gothic literature.
We read of
Turgenev who was arrested and exiled to his distant estates for writing a brief obituary notice of Gogol.
Now the facts are that no one was of greater use to Herzen the arch-revolutionist and his thundering Kolokol, than
The publication of the book marks the final rupture between
Turgenev and the party of Young Russia. Smoke |Turgenev Ivan Sergeevich
Smoke was first published in 1867, several years after
Turgenev had fixed his home in Baden, with his friends the Viardots. Smoke |Turgenev Ivan Sergeevich
Turgenev was forgiven for it when he was in his grave, a spot where forgiveness flowers to a late perfection. Smoke |Turgenev Ivan Sergeevich British Dictionary definitions for Turgenev noun Ivan Sergeyevich (iˈvan sɪrˈɡjejɪvitʃ). 1818–83, Russian novelist and dramatist. In A Sportsman's Sketches (1852) he pleaded for the abolition of serfdom. His novels, such as Rudin (1856) and Fathers and Sons (1862), are noted for their portrayal of country life and of the Russian intelligentsia. His plays include A Month in the Country (1850)
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