First Love and Other Stories

First Love and Other Stories

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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 and clarity of Turgenev's finest writing. Richard Freeborn was until recently Professor of Russian at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, more

Product details

  • Paperback | 298 pages
  • 122 x 196 x 16mm | 222.26g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0192836897
  • 9780192836892
  • 1,640,558

Table of contents

The Diary of a Superfluous Man; Mumu; Asya; First Love; King Lear of the Steppes; The Song of Triumphant Loveshow more

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"An excellent selection of short stories by Turgenev....Accurate and readable."--Leo Hecht, George Mason University"A fine selection of stories, well translated and representative of Turgenev's shorter works."--Anne Netick, College of William and Maryshow more

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