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Turgenev, Ivan

Pronunciation: /təːˈɡeɪnjɛf/
Pronunciation: /tʊəˈɡɛnjɛf/
(1818–83), Russian novelist, playwright, 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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