The Jew and Other Stories

The Jew and Other Stories

by Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
     
 

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In studying the Russian novel it is amusing to note the childish attitude of certain English men of letters to the novel in general, their depreciation of its influence and of the public's 'inordinate' love of fiction. Many men of letters to-day look on the novel as a mere story-book, as a series of light-coloured, amusing pictures for their 'idle hours,' and on

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In studying the Russian novel it is amusing to note the childish attitude of certain English men of letters to the novel in general, their depreciation of its influence and of the public's 'inordinate' love of fiction. Many men of letters to-day look on the novel as a mere story-book, as a series of light-coloured, amusing pictures for their 'idle hours,' and on memoirs, biographies, histories, criticism, and poetry as the age's serious contribution to literature. Whereas the reverse is the case.

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ISBN-13:
9781518803604
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
11/11/2015
Pages:
116
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.24(d)

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