Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev

Standard Name: Turgenev, Ivan Sergeevich


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death George Sand
Her death was reported widely in the press. Flaubert allegedly wrote in a letter that [a]t her funeral I cried like an ass,
Jack, Belinda. George Sand: A Woman’s Life Writ Large. Vintage.
and the Russian writer Turgenev pronounced on her passing: What a...
Education Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
She read voraciously, preferring writers with the geographical rootedness which she herself lacked: George Eliot , Thomas Hardy , Charles Dickens , and from beyond the English tradition Marcel Proust , James Joyce , Henry James
Education Mary Lavin
It was, she said later, through reading that I passed from childhood to adulthood, first through a chance encounter with Eliot 's Adam Bede (and that was the end of the school stories)...
Friends, Associates Matilda Betham-Edwards
MBE set a great deal of store by meeting men distinguished as authors or in other fields, as a spur to literary achievement of her own. She was given to boasting of her acquaintance with...
Friends, Associates Jane Ellen Harrison
Distinguished guests at Newnham at this time included Ruskin and Turgenev ; JEH recalls giving them tours of the college in her Reminiscences of a Student's Life.
Harrison, Jane Ellen. Reminiscences of a Student’s Life. Hogarth Press.
A great admirer of George Eliot
Friends, Associates Henry James
In Paris his friend Ivan Turgenev introduced him to Maupassant , Zola , and Daudet , among others.
Stringer, Jenny, editor. The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English. Oxford University Press.
Gale, Robert L. A Henry James Encyclopedia. Greenwood.
Friends, Associates Marie Belloc Lowndes
As a child she had already met several distinguished writers in England, and Mary Clarke Mohl and Turgenev in France.
Lowndes, Marie Belloc. I, Too, Have Lived in Arcadia. Macmillan.
As a young adult she quickly became known to many eminent members of the...
Intertextuality and Influence Elizabeth Taylor
As a child Betty Coles (later ET ) wrote plays (with very short scenes each demanding a new and elaborate setting) and stories. She said she always wanted to be a novelist.
Leclercq, Florence. Elizabeth Taylor. Twayne.
At twelve...
Intertextuality and Influence Edith Templeton
This title echoes Turgenev 's A Month in the Country. Set between the wars at Castle Kirna, a dilapidated, imaginary country estate at Brandys not far from Prague, this novel (like the two...
Intertextuality and Influence Maria Edgeworth
ME 's father, who admired her, wished to wring recognition for her from others. His efforts may well have been counter-productive. One result, even during her lifetime, was suspicion that he had written some parts...
Literary responses Edith Templeton
While some reviewers criticised this novel as superficial, the New York Times found in it a brisk but sympathetic discourse upon human folly and the blind fanaticism of people determined to preserve an outmoded way...
Literary responses Elizabeth Bowen
Sean O'Faolain , who discovered this novel eight years after it was published, was captivated.
O’Faolain, Julia. Trespassers, A Memoir. Faber and Faber.
He called it a miracle, a beautifully written work of romantic genius composed realistically, worthy of Turgenev .
O’Faolain, Sean. Vive Moi!. Editor O’Faolain, Julia, Sinclair-Stevenson.
Literary responses Vera Brittain
The book was widely and favourably reviewed. Lady Rhondda found it [e]xtraordinarily interesting. I sat up reading it till long past my usual bedtime and have been reading it again all this morning.
Gorham, Deborah. Vera Brittain: A Feminist Life. Blackwell.
Virginia Woolf
Textual Production Constance Garnett
CG produced the first translation into English of the complete works of Ivan Turgenev .
Heilbrun, Carolyn. The Garnett Family. Allen and Unwin.
Textual Production Constance Garnett
CG published her last book, a translation from Turgenev entitled Three Plays.
TLS Centenary Archive Centenary Archive [1902-2012]. http://www.gale.com/c/the-times-literary-supplement-historical-archive.
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28 October 1818: Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev, novelist and playwright,...

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28 October 1818

Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev , novelist and playwright, was born in Orël, Russia.

22 March 1850: Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev completed his play...

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22 March 1850

Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev completed his playA Month in the Country.

1862: Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev published Fathers...

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Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev published Fathers and Children.

3 September 1883: Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev, novelist and playwright,...

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3 September 1883

Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev , novelist and playwright, died in Bougival, France, near Paris.


Turgenev, Ivan Sergeevich, and Nikolai Efremych Andreyev. Fathers and Children. Translator Pyman, Avril, Dent, 1962.
Turgenev, Ivan Sergeevich. The Novels of Ivan Turgenev. Translator Garnett, Constance, W. Heinemann, 1899.