First Love, and Other Stories

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Oxford University Press, 1999 - Fiction - 298 pages
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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, London.
 

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Review: First Love and Other Stories (World's Classics)

User Review  - Elizabeth - Goodreads

I have actually read three of the 6 stories in this book: The Song of Triumphant Love -- an interesting short story about two friends loving the same girl one marries her and the other returns from ... Read full review

Review: First Love and Other Stories (World's Classics)

User Review  - Monica Trujillo - Goodreads

'From lips indifferent of her death I heard, Indifferently I listened to it, too,' Believe this is an amazing quiote of the text in implodes passion and so much love for the girl, it shows lust and ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
7
THE DIARY OF A SUPERFLUOUS MAN
27
U M U
73
ASYA
144
KING LEAR OF THE STEPPES
203
THE SONG OF TRIUMPHANT LOVE
274
Notes
295
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Richard Freeborn was until 1988 Professor of Russian at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, London.

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