Turgenev, Ivan Sergeyevich
- April Fitzlyon
(b Oryol, Nov 9, 1818; d Bougival, nr Paris, Sept 3, 1883). Russian novelist and dramatist. A liberal who sympathized with the culture of western Europe, he is usually considered to have been a realist, though his later works contain elements of fantasy. He was the first Russian novelist to become widely known in the West....