'Fathers and Sons' Book Review by The Research Group

'Fathers and Sons'
This paper serves as an analysis of Turgenev's novel "Fathers and Sons".
# 72346 | 1,130 words | 1 source | APA | 2004 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2004 in Literature (Russian) , History (Russian) , Sociology (General)

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In this article, the writer discusses Turgenev's novel "Fathers and Sons". The writer explores the broader significance of the characters Arkady and Bazarov in the novel and looks at how the work demonstrates the social conditions of Russia of the era.

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"In Ivan Turgenev's 'Fathers and Sons', we are treated to a number of conflicts. Focusing on the homecoming from university of Arkady Kirsanov, the novel explores conflict between older and younger generations between the aristocracy and peasantry and between the philosophy of nihilism, radicalism and romanticism. Arkady brings his friend Yevgeny Bazarov home with him. Bazarov is an exponent of nihilism, a philosophy that is emerging in Russian culture and academia that Arkady originally admires. Arkady's father, Nikolai feels displaced and archaic in light of his ... "

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