Definition of Turgenev, Ivan in English:

Turgenev, Ivan

Line breaks: Ivan Tur|ge¦nev
Pronunciation: /təːˈɡeɪnjɛf
 
, tʊəˈɡɛnjɛf/
( 1818–83), Russian novelist, dramatist, and short-story writer; full name Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev. His novels, such as Fathers and Sons (1862), examine individual lives to illuminate the social, political, and philosophical issues of his day.

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