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Ivan Turgenev's Crime and Punishment

in The Jewish Persona in the European Imagination: A Case of Russian Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770552
eISBN:
9780804775625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770552.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter analyzes the depiction of crime and punishment in Ivan Turgenev's “Zhid.” It suggests that Turgenev was able to handle his racy subject by assigning blame to the greedy and immoral ... More


Introduction: The Hunting Writer: An Ecocritical Approach

Thomas P. Hodge

in Hunting Nature: Ivan Turgenev and the Organic World

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501750847
eISBN:
9781501750861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750847.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter talks about Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev who is known for his renowned ability to describe the natural world. It discusses the three basic, interconnected Russian terms for “nature”: natura, ... More


“The Jew”: Turgenev and the Poetics of Jewish Death

in The Ridiculous Jew: The Exploitation and Transformation of a Stereotype in Gogol, Turgenev, and Dostoevsky

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759526
eISBN:
9780804769853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759526.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter examines Ivan Turgenev's early short story, “The Jew” (1847), which challenges the notion in Taras Bulba that Jewish death is not only not serious but even ridiculous. It shows that, ... More


Performance Matters in Heine: The Case of Pauline Viardot’s ‘Das ist ein schlechtes Wetter’

Benjamin Binder

in Song Beyond the Nation: Translation, Transnationalism, Performance

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197267196
eISBN:
9780191938184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197267196.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Heinrich Heine’s poem ‘Das ist ein schlechtes Wetter’ (Die Heimkehr 29) can be read as a meta-poem about the ambivalence of his ironic art. The poet looks through his window into the stormy darkness, ... More


Back Home: The Provincial Lives of Turgenev’s Cosmopolitans

Anne Lounsbery

in Life Is Elsewhere: Symbolic Geography in the Russian Provinces, 1800-1917

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501747915
eISBN:
9781501747946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747915.003.0006
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter explains how Ivan Turgenev's oeuvre forms a crucial part of the provincial trope, with its focus on the relationship between provintsiia and the problem, or the hope, of a specifically ... More


Introduction

in The Ridiculous Jew: The Exploitation and Transformation of a Stereotype in Gogol, Turgenev, and Dostoevsky

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759526
eISBN:
9780804769853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759526.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This introductory chapter first sets out the book's purpose, to explore the Jewish stereotype in the works of three prominent Russian writers of the nineteenth century—Nikolai Gogol's Taras Bulba, ... More


Hunting Nature: Ivan Turgenev and the Organic World

Thomas P. Hodge

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501750847
eISBN:
9781501750861
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750847.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book explores Ivan Turgenev's relationship to nature through his conception, description, and practice of hunting — the most unquenchable passion of his life. Informed by an ecocritical ... More


‘More a Russian than a Dane’: the Usefulness of Hamlet in Russia

Peter Holland

in Translating Life: Studies in Transpositional Aesthetics

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236740
eISBN:
9781846314285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236740.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Ivan Turgenev's essay ‘Hamlet and Don Quixote’ was originally presented as a lecture in 1860, the year Anton Chekhov was born. This chapter examines how William Shakespeare's Hamlet penetrates ... More


Fathers and Sons: Remembering Sviatoslav Soulima

Charles M. Joseph

in Stravinsky Inside Out

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300075373
eISBN:
9780300129366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300075373.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines the work Fathers and Sons, Ivan Turgenev's 1862 sociopolitical novel, and how it may have influenced and affected Igor Stravinsky. Igor would later relate how as a young man he ... More


Liberalism, Modernity, and Semi(o)tic Chaos

in The Jewish Persona in the European Imagination: A Case of Russian Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770552
eISBN:
9780804775625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770552.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter examines the confluence of the intra- and intertextual functions of “the Jews” as holders of interpretive keys to authorial imagination, and as mediators in the dialogical rapports ... More


Pride before the Fall: Belinsky and the Aftermath of Poor Folk

Thomas Gaiton Marullo

in Fyodor Dostoevsky-The Gathering Storm (1846-1847): A Life in Letters, Memoirs, and Criticism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751851
eISBN:
9781501751875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751851.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter focuses on Fyodor Dostoevsky's increasingly tense ties with Vissarion Belinsky, Nikolai Nekrasov, Ivan Turgenev, Ivan Panaev, and other figures of the Russian literary world. It begins ... More


Through the opaque veil: the Gothic and death in Russian realism

Katherine Bowers

in The Gothic and Death

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784992699
eISBN:
9781526124050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992699.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter examines nineteenth-century Russian writers who drew on the Gothic in order to explore the experience of death, existential terror, and the possibility of an afterlife within the bounds ... More


In sight of war

Sara Haslam

in Fragmenting Modernism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719060557
eISBN:
9781781700099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719060557.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Ford Madox Ford admired Ivan Turgenev, so it is not surprising that one comes across ideas borrowed, perhaps, from him in the later writer's work. In this case, though, there is a development at ... More


Introduction

Manuel Duran and Fay R. Rogg

in Fighting Windmills: Encounters with Don Quixote

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110227
eISBN:
9780300134964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110227.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This introductory chapter first sets out the book's purpose, which is to answer the question of how Miguel de Cervantes managed to write a rich a tale as Don Quixote de la Mancha. It then discusses ... More


Introduction: The Western Wall of Russian Literature

in The Jewish Persona in the European Imagination: A Case of Russian Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770552
eISBN:
9780804775625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770552.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this book, which is about the imagination and depiction of the Jewish persona in Russian literature. The book explores the representation of Jews in ... More


Fyodor Dostoevsky-The Gathering Storm (1846-1847): A Life in Letters, Memoirs, and Criticism

Thomas Gaiton Marullo

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751851
eISBN:
9781501751875
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751851.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This second book in a three-volume work on the young Fyodor Dostoevsky is a diary-portrait of his early years drawn from letters, memoirs, and criticism of the writer, as well as from the testimony ... More


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