The Diary of A Superfluous Man and Other Stories

The Diary of A Superfluous Man and Other Stories

eBook - 2011
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Written in 1850, The Diary of a Superfluous Man is Turgenev's novella in the form of the diary of a dying man. With two weeks to live, Tchulkaturin takes stock of his life only to discover how purposeless, loveless, and futile it has been. The other stories in this collection are "Three Portraits," an historical reminiscence ignited by three paintings; "Three Meetings," a tale of remarkable coincidences; "Mumu." the heartbreaking story of a peasant and his dog; and "The Inn," the story of the tribulations that befall a good and honest innkeeper when he chooses to marry a much younger woman. Translated by Isabel Hapgood.
Publisher: New York : Barnes & Noble, 2011.
ISBN: 9781411464643
Branch Call Number: Internet Access
Characteristics: 1 online resource (706 pages).
Additional Contributors: Hapgood, Isabel Florence 1850-1928.


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