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The gentle barbarian : the life and work of Turgenev

Author: V S Pritchett
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©1977.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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V.S. Pritchett, our foremost contemporary literary critic, himself a master of the short story, considers Turgenev's writing in depth, offering new insights into such works as A Month in the Country, First Love, Torrents of Spring, A Nest of Gentlefolk, Smoke, and of course, Turgenev's masterpiece, Fathers and Sons. The Gentle Barbarian is the work of one literary master about another; Pritchett's interpretation of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Pritchett, V.S. (Victor Sawdon), 1900-1997.
Gentle barbarian.
New York : Random House, ©1977
(OCoLC)568397511
Named Person: Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev; Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: V S Pritchett
ISBN: 0394497309 9780394497303
OCLC Number: 2632631
Description: xi, 243 pages, 4 leaves of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Responsibility: V.S. Pritchett.

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V.S. Pritchett, our foremost contemporary literary critic, himself a master of the short story, considers Turgenev's writing in depth, offering new insights into such works as A Month in the Country, First Love, Torrents of Spring, A Nest of Gentlefolk, Smoke, and of course, Turgenev's masterpiece, Fathers and Sons. The Gentle Barbarian is the work of one literary master about another; Pritchett's interpretation of his subject is at once subtle and charming, intimate and profound. - Jacket.

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