First Love and Other Stories

Paperback | July 12, 2008

byIvan TurgenevTranslated byRichard Freeborn

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This collection brings together six of Turgenev's best-known `long' short stories, in which he turns his skills of psychological observation and black comedy to subjects as diverse as the tyranny of serfdom, love, and revenge on the Russian steppes. These stories all display the elegance andclarity of Turgenev's finest writing.Richard Freeborn was until recently Professor of Russian at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, London.

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This collection brings together six of Turgenev's best-known `long' short stories, in which he turns his skills of psychological observation and black comedy to subjects as diverse as the tyranny of serfdom, love, and revenge on the Russian steppes. These stories all display the elegance andclarity of Turgenev's finest writing.Richard...

Richard Freeborn was until 1988 Professor of Russian at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, London.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 7.72 × 5.08 × 0.55 inPublished:July 12, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199540403

ISBN - 13:9780199540402

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'Turgenev's superbly ironic story, The Diary Of A Superfluous Man, in which a dying man reflects on the futility of his life, is among the six collected in this volume, in Oxford University Press's valuable series of classic texts.'Guardian