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Rudin by Ivan Turgenev

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Rudin
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Publisher: eBooks@Adelaide
ISBN/ASIN: 1592246591
Number of pages: 305

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Tells the story of a character typical to Turgenev -- a superfluous man, weak of will, brimming with indecisive frustration -- and yet tormented by ideals. Rudin is made impotent by the dissonance of honoring the older generations while at the same time embracing the new bold epoch of pre-revolutionary Russia. The theme of melancholic powerless men coupled with vital idealistic women is prevalent in Turgenev's work.

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