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Aug 23, 2022
| ISBN 9781681376356
Aug 23, 2022
| ISBN 9781681376363
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Aug 23, 2022 | ISBN 9781681376356
Aug 23, 2022 | ISBN 9781681376363
A 19th-century Russian masterpiece about love, politics, family, and the tension between the new generation and the old world. Ivan Turgenev’s Fathers and Children is a masterpiece not only of the nineteenth century but of the whole of Russian literature, a book full to bursting with life. It is a novel about the relationships between the young and the old; about love, families, politics, religion; about strong beliefs and heated disagreements, illness and death. It is about the clash between liberals and conservatives, revolutionaries and reactionaries. At the time of its publication in 1862, the book aroused indignation in its critics who felt betrayed by Turgenev’s refusal to let his novel serve a single ideology; it also received a spirited defense by those who saw in his diffuse sympathies a greater service to art and to humanity. Fathers and Children is not a practical manifesto but a lasting work of art and a timely book for our present age, newly and ably translated by Nicolas Pasternak Slater and Maya Slater.
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