Ivan Turgenev Summary

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Biographies (3)

2,418 words, approx. 9 pages
The Russian novelist, dramatist, and short-story writer Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev (1818-1883) was a founder of the Russian realistic novel. He ranks as one of the greatest stylists in the Russian lang... Read more
2,110 words, approx. 8 pages
Although his most enduring work is the novel Fathers and Sons, Russian realist writer Ivan Turgenev changed the lives of Russian serfs with his 1852 book Zapiski okhotnika, much as American writer Har... Read more
14,708 words, approx. 50 pages
Henry James--friend, colleague, and student--said of Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev that he was "in a peculiar degree what I may call the novelist's novelist, an artistic influence extraordinarily valuable,... Read more