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Turgenev

His Life and Times

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PAPERBACK

$49.50 • £39.95 • €44.50

ISBN 9780674912977

Publication Date: 09/15/1982

Short

416 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

World rights except United Kingdom & Commonwealth

Leonard Schapiro, one of the world’s most distinguished historians of the Russian past, has written the definitive biography of the enigmatic Ivan Turgenev. Based on new sources that have recently come to light in France and Russia, this work is a graceful and meticulous portrayal of the artist’s life—the personal and intellectual preoccupations of the man as he thought and formed opinions about contemporary events. Schapiro’s great achievement is his capacity to make Turgenev’s personal, political, and artistic concerns emerge whole.

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