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Ivan Turgenev

Russian writer (1818-1883)

1818   -   1883


movement: literary realism
genre: short story, short novel, novel, elegy, drama
country of citizenship: Russian Empire
languages spoken, written or signed: French, German, English, Russian
educated at: University of Berlin, Faculty of Philosophy at Saint Petersburg State University, Imperial Moscow University, Humboldt University of Berlin
occupation: writer, poet, playwright, novelist, translator, prosaist, dramaturge, opinion journalist
student of: Nikolai Ustryalov

Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev (English: ; Russian: Ива́н Серге́евич Турге́нев, IPA: [ɪˈvan sʲɪrˈɡʲe(j)ɪvʲɪtɕ tʊrˈɡʲenʲɪf]; 9 November [O.S. 28 October] 1818 – 3 September [O.S. 22 August] 1883) was a Russian novelist, short story writer, poet, playwright, translator and popularizer of Russian literature in the West. His first major publication, a short story collection entitled A Sportsman's Sketches (1852), was a milestone of Russian realism. His novel Fathers and Sons (1862) is regarded as one of the major works of 19th-century fiction.
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  • Anouchka ( 1858 )

    article published in the Revue des deux Mondes

    author: Ivan Turgenev

  • Littérature russe — Moumounia ( 1856 )

    redactioneel artikel in Revue des deux Mondes

    author: Ivan Turgenev

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