The Diary of a Superfluous Man: Collectors Edition

The Diary of a Superfluous Man: Collectors Edition

by Ivan Turgenev
     
 
The Diary of a Superfluous Man is an 1850 novella by Russian author Ivan Turgenev. It is written in the first person in the form of a diary by a man who has a few days left to live as he recounts incidents of his life. The story has become the archetype for the Russian literary concept of the superfluous man.

Overview

The Diary of a Superfluous Man is an 1850 novella by Russian author Ivan Turgenev. It is written in the first person in the form of a diary by a man who has a few days left to live as he recounts incidents of his life. The story has become the archetype for the Russian literary concept of the superfluous man.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781481249898
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
12/13/2012
Pages:
124
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.26(d)

Meet the Author

1818-1883) Russian writer. Ivan Turgenev was a recognized 19th-century novelist, playwright and poet, though he was not as famous as his contemporaries, Leo Tolstoy and Fyodor Dostoevsky. Despite the fact that his works are not as popular or as well-read as those of Tolstoy and Dostoevsky, he made a valuable contribution to 19th century Russian literature.
Ivan Turgenev Birth & Childhood:
Ivan Turgenev was born on November 9, 1818, in Oryol, the Ukraine region of Russia. His family was wealthy, but his mother was tyrannical and abusive. He attended normal school, then studied in Moscow, St. Petersburg, and Berlin.
Ivan Turgenev Death:
Ivan Turgenev died on September 3, 1883 in Bougival, France, which is near Paris. He was buried in Volkoff Cemetery, in St. Petersburg, Russia.

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