Ivan Turgenev | Critical Review by Euphemia VanRensselaer Wyatt

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Critical Review by Euphemia VanRensselaer Wyatt

SOURCE: A review of A Month in the Country, in Catholic World, Vol. 131, No. 782, May, 1930, p. 215.

In the review below, Wyatt declares: "For characterization and acting, A Month in the Country is unex-celled. "

Feeling perhaps that their season so far has lacked luster, the Theater Guild have now consolidated their talent and conciliated their subscribers in this most delectable production of Turgenev's comedy [A Month in the Country]. And though laid in the heart of Russia, it really is a comedy. The genius of Turgenev was not oppressed by the spiritual burdens which overlaid the personal tragedies of Dostoievsky; the flaming fanaticism of Tolstoy. He saw his countrymen in kindly, philosophical perspective. One might call him the Slavic Thackeray, though his humor is less robust; his caricature more subtle; his narrative richer in delicate analysis than such sumptuous...

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