On One Level The Novel Is About The Homecoming Of Lavretsky, Who, Broken And Disillusioned By A Failed Marriage, Returns To His Estate And Finds Love Again Only To Lose It The Sense Of Loss And Of Unfulfilled Promise, Beautifully Captured By Turgenev, Reflects His Underlying Theme That Humanity Is Not Destined To Experience Happiness Except As Something Ephemeral And Inevitably Doomed On Another Level Turgenev Is Presenting The Homecoming Of A Whole Generation Of Young Russians Who Have Fallen Under The Spell Of European Ideas That Have Uprooted Them From Russia, Their Home , But Have Proved Ultimately Superfluous In Tragic Bewilderment, They Attempt To Find Reconciliation With Their Land.
was a novelist, poet, and dramatist, and now ranks as one of the towering figures of Russian literature His major works include the short story collection A Sportsman s Sketches 1852 and the novels Rudin 1856 , Home of the Gentry 1859 , On the Eve 1860 , and Fathers and Sons 1862 These works offer realistic, affectionate portrayals of the Russian peasantry and penetrating studies of the Russian intelligentsia who were attempting to move the country into a new age His masterpiece, Fathers and Sons, is considered one of the greatest novels of the nineteenth century Turgenev was a contemporary with
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