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The Jew and Other Stories

Ivan Turgenev

Ivan Turgenev, a 19th-century Russian writer, is best known for his novels and short stories that often explore the complexities of Russian society, its people, and the changing social landscape. "The Jew and Other Stories" is a collection of Turgenev's short stories, originally published in 1881.

One of the prominent stories in this collection is "The Jew." In this tale, Turgenev examines themes of prejudice and societal attitudes towards Jews. The story revolves around a Russian landowner who befriends a Jewish man, challenging the prevailing anti-Semitic sentiments of the time. Turgenev's storytelling is characterized by its psychological depth and keen observations of human behavior.

In "The Jew and Other Stories," he addresses various social issues, relationships, and moral questions prevalent in 19th-century Russia. Other stories in the collection may explore themes such as love, nature, and the clash between different classes in Russian society. Turgenev's works are often considered precursors to the Russian realist tradition, and his ability to capture the nuances of human interactions contributes to the enduring appeal of his short stories.

While "The Jew" is a notable story in the collection, the other stories also offer insights into Turgenev's exploration of human nature and societal issues. If you are interested in Russian literature and the examination of social dynamics, Turgenev's "The Jew and Other Stories" is worth exploring.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Sascha Association
  • Publish Date: Dec 14th, 2023
  • Pages: 144
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 11.00in - 8.50in - 0.31in - 0.77lb
  • EAN: 9781835911914
  • Categories: Jewish
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