И.С. Тургенев: Life, Works & Criticism

Podcasts on Turgenev from Middlebury College

Archive for March, 2009

The generation gap of 1860s Russia

Podcast on Turgenev’s novel, Fathers and Sons – Listen .mp3 | iTunes

Featuring: Casey Mahoney

“Turgenev was born into a wealthy landed family in Oryol, Russia on 28 October 1818. His father, Sergei Nikolaevich Turgenev, a colonel in the Imperial Russian cavalry, was a chronic philanderer. Ivan’s mother, Varvara Petrovna Lutovinova, was a wealthy heiress, who had had an unhappy childhood and suffered…”

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A revolutionary from birth to death

Podcast on Turgenev’s Life – Listen .mp3 | iTunes

Featuring: Catherine Ahearn

“Turgenev was born into a wealthy landed family in Oryol, Russia on 28 October 1818. His father, Sergei Nikolaevich Turgenev, a colonel in the Imperial Russian cavalry, was a chronic philanderer. Ivan’s mother, Varvara Petrovna Lutovinova, was a wealthy heiress, who had had an unhappy childhood and suffered…”