Hemingway was immersed in Turgenev
during his apprentice years in Paris, and it is not hard to read the stories in In Our Time (1925) as sportsman's sketches themselves.
Livak seems to be saying that Russian writers such as Turgenev
and Chekhov were actually deeply committed to antisemitism, but distorted their hatred of Jews under the pressure of the dominant liberal opinion of the time.
2008), The Ridiculous Jew: The Exploitation and Transformation of a Stereotype in Gogol, Turgenev
, and Dostoevsky.
On his list of greatest books, Druzhinin's story is found next to works by Sterne, Rousseau, Pushkin, Gogol, Turgenev
4) For Hemingway to read a Russian author such as Turgenev
in French would not be unusual.
, Five Short Novels [NY: Bantam, 1961]: 297).
He gives an extended chapter to each of what he calls the "cross-rivalries": chapter 1, Erasmus and Luther: First and Foremost, a Pattern Established (73 pages); chapter 2, Voltaire and Rousseau: Never a Peace (88 pages); chapter 4, Turgenev
and Dostoevsky: 'What Is There in Common?
Erasmus, Voltaire, Turgenev
are--very high-grade--lightweights, who run off before the Future with their tails between their legs, defeated by the personal potency and the historical instrumentality of their agonistic nemeses, Luther, Rousseau, Dostyoevsky.
I recognized distinct similarities between the astutely aware Turgenev
and Stoppard himself, which helped me find Turgenev
Herzen, despite his belief in the justice of socialism and his faith (for which Turgenev
mocked him) in the sterling qualities of the Russian peasant, was aware--unlike Marx--that socialism is not "history's destination.
He introduced his readers to the works of Thomas Hardy, Ivan Turgenev
, Emile Zola, and Leo Tolstoy, whom he held up as models to his compatriots.
Taylor once gave a lecture on Woolf at Oxford, and in Current Biography for 1948, she names Austen, Flaubert, Compton-Burnett, Turgenev
, Sterne, and Woolf as her favorite authors (614).