Loading.....


Fathers and Sons by Ivan Turgenev Online



Fathers and Sons

Fathers and Sons

  • Title: Fathers and Sons
  • Author:
  • Rating:
  • ISBN : 9780141441337
  • Format : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Page : 219 pages


Ivan Turgenev s Fathers and Sons explores the ageless conflict between generations through a period in Russian history when a new generation of revolutionary intellectuals threatened the state This Penguin Classics edition is translated from the Russian by Peter Carson, with an introduction by Rosamund Bartlett and an afterword by Tatyana Tolstaya.Returning home after yea Ivan Turgenev s Fathers and Sons explores the ageless conflict between generations through a period in Russian history when a new generation of revolutionary intellectuals threatened the state This Penguin Classics edition is translated from the Russian by Peter Carson, with an introduction by Rosamund Bartlett and an afterword by Tatyana Tolstaya.Returning home after years away at university, Arkady is proud to introduce his clever friend Bazarov to his father and uncle But their guest soon stirs up unrest on the quiet country estate his outspoken nihilist views and his scathing criticisms of the older men expose the growing distance between Arkady and his father And when Bazarov visits his own doting but old fashioned parents, his disdainful rejection of traditional Russian life causes even further distress In Fathers and Sons, Turgeneve created a beautifully drawn and highly influential portrayal of the clash between generations, at a time just before the end of serfdom, when the refined yet vanishing landowning class was being overturned by a brash new breed that strove to change the world.Peter Carson s elegant, naturalistic new translation brings Turgenev s masterpiece to life for a new generation of readers In her introduction, Rosamund Bartlett discusses the novel s subtle characterisation and the immense social changes that took place in the 1850s Russia of Fathers and Sons This edition also includes a chronology, suggested further reading and notes.If you enjoyed Fathers and Sons, you might like Leo Tolstoy s The Death of Ivan Ilyich and Other Stories, also available in Penguin Classics One of the first Russian novels to be translated for a wider European audience It is a difficult art in this superb new version, Peter Carson has succeeded splendidly Michael Binyon, The Times If you want to get as close as an English reader can to enjoying Turgenev, Carson is probably the best Donald Rayfield, The Times Literary Supplement


Author Ivan Turgenev

Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev Cyrillic




Fathers and Sons Reviews (31)

  • In the quiet, sleepy, out of the way areas of rural Russia under the autocratic Czars, during the mid nineteenth century, nothing happens, still reality will show its unpleasant dark aspects as other things appear, the catalyst , two university educated arrogant young men return home, they believe t [..]

  • Fathers and Sons FS apparently pleased no one on in Russia on publication, and if not precisely shocked the muchadumbre, then surely ruffled feathers and rubbed salt in fresh wounds that, in any event, is the general promise in the blurb on the back cover of the book Goody I like a scandal better th [..]

  • I had some doubts upon reading Turgenev for the first time, could he really stand up with the likes of Tolstoy and Dostoyevsky , simple answer, yes Fathers and Sons, although not on an epic level in terms of length, does an authentic and realistic job of presenting an account of upper class 19th cen [..]

  • 874 Fathers and Sons Fathers and Children, Ivan TurgenevFathers and Sons Russian Ottsy i deti , also translated literally as Fathers and Children, is an 1862 novel by Ivan Turgenev, and ties with A Nest of Gentlefolk for the repute of being his best novel.Major characters Yevgeny Vasilevich Bazarov [..]

  • Fathers feel that they now belong to bygone times and sons feel that they have learned enough to indoctrinate new scientific theories and philosophies to the fathers This happens today and this happened in this realistic classical work, based on the Russian society of mid 19th century The story begi [..]

  • Next Reviews ↠


Books Related with Fathers and Sons by Ivan Turgenev


online-newbooks.com is in no way intended to support illegal activity. We uses Search API to find the overview of books over the internet, but we don't host any files. All document files are the property of their respective owners, please respect the publisher and the author for their copyrighted creations. If you find documents that should not be here please report them. Read our DMCA Policies and Disclaimer for more details.