The Essential Turgenev

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Description

The Essential Turgenev will provide American readers with the first comprehensive, portable edition of this great Russian author's works. It offers an extensive introduction to the writings that established Turgenev as one of the preeminent literary figures of his time, and reveals the breadth of insight into changing social conditions that made Turgenev a portal to Russian intellectual life.

Readers will find complete, exemplary translations of Turgenev's finest novels, Rudin, A Nest of Gentry , and Fathers and Sons , along with the lapidary novella First Love . The volume also includes selections from Sportsman's Sketches , seven of Turgenev's most compelling short stories, and fifteen prose poems. It also contains samples of the author's nonfiction drawn from autobiographical sketches, memoirs, public speeches, plus the influential essay "Hamlet and Don Quixote" and correspondence with Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, and others.

Product Details

Price
£30.50
Publisher
Northwestern University Press
Publish Date
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780810110854

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