Turgenev: His Life and Times


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The life and times of Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev were rich and varied. Born into the Russian nobility, he became one of the most celebrated Russian writers in an age that boasted the achievements of Tolstoy and Dostoevsky. Set against the important political and social events of the era, this biography explores Turgenev's relationships with many distinguished figures, such as Flaubert, Henry James, Belinksy and George Sand, as well as his lifelong devotion to the French singer Pauline Viardot. Turgenev's stories and novels, ...

Turgenev: His Life and Times 1982, Harvard University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674912977

Trade paperback

Turgenev: His Life and Times 1979, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780192117328


Turgenev, His Life and Times 1978, Random House Trade

ISBN-13: 9780394496405

American edition