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 (to͝or-gān′yəf, -gĕn′-, to͞or-gyĕ′nyĭf), Ivan Sergeevich 1818-1883.
Russian writer whose works include the collection of stories A Sportsman's Sketches (1852), plays, such as A Month in the Country (1850), and novels, most notably Fathers and Sons (1862).


(Russian turˈɡjenɪf)
(Biography) 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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Ivan Sergeevich, 1818–83, Russian novelist.
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At times monstrous images are created, but the setting and the whole picture are so truthlike and filled with details so delicate, so unexpectedly, but so artistically consistent, that the dreamer, were he an artist like Pushkin or Turgenev even, could never have invented them in the waking state.
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She considers the letters and journals of Elizabeth Bowen, Katherine Mansfield, Virginia Woolf, Philip Larkin, Ivan Turgenev and others, and she writes tenderly of her own friendship with the Irish writer William Trevor.
Enhanced with an informative ten-page Introduction, "Troika" is unreservedly recommended for community, college, and university library Russian Literature collections in general, and Turgenev, Koblin, Gorky supplemental studies reading lists in particular.
Born into privilege, Turgenev published a Month in the Country in 1855, although it was banned and not premiered until 1872.
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It is no secret: Hemingway's indebtedness to Ivan Turgenev was acknowledged by Hemingway himself in numerous letters and interviews throughout his lifetime.
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It is in the presentation of generational tension that the parallels between Friel and Turgenev are best realized.
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Part III turns to the nineteenth-century liberal period, and discusses Turgenev and Chekhov in light of Gogol's fundamental text; Part IV addresses two twentieth-century figures, Isaac Babel and Iurii Fel'zen, the emigre writer about whom Livak also wrote in a previous work, How It Was Done in Paris: Russian Emigre Literature and French Modernism (2003).
Although the writing reflects an intimate knowledge of the great outdoor writers and memoirists of the last two centuries--Ivan Turgenev is the name most often associated with this sort of book--the voice is all La Valdene's.