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Freeborn, Richard

Overview
Works: 106 works in 439 publications in 2 languages and 10,050 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Political fiction  Drama  Biography  Frame stories  Short stories, Russian  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Author of introduction, Honoree, Other
Classifications: PG3421, 891.733
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Most widely held works by Richard Freeborn
The rise of the Russian novel; studies in the Russian novel from Eugene Onegin to War and Peace by Richard Freeborn( Book )

16 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 1,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sportsman's notebook by Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev( Book )

16 editions published between 1967 and 1995 in English and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of stories, Turgenev's first book, which depicts the relationships of serfs and masters in 19th century Russia, made the author famous while inspiring widespread indignation against the institution of serfdom
Russian literary attitudes from Pushkin to Solzhenitsyn by Richard Freeborn( Book )

14 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Russian revolutionary novel : Turgenev to Pasternak by Richard Freeborn( Book )

26 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Freeborn's book is an attempt to identify and define the evolution of a particular kind of novel in Russian and Soviet literature: the revolutionary novel. This genre is a uniquely Russian phenomenon and one that is of central importance in Russian literature. The study begins with a consideration of Turgenev's masterpiece Fathers and Children and traces the evolution of the revolutionary novel through to its most important development a century later in Pasternak's Doctor Zhivago and the emergence of a dissident literature in the Soviet Union. Professor Freeborn examines the particular phases of the genre's development, and in particular the development after 1917: the early fiction which explored the relationship between revolution and instinct, such as Pil'nyak's The Naked Year; the first attempts at mythmaking in Leonov's The Badgers and Furmanov's Chapayev; the next phase, in which novelists turned to the investigation of ideas, exemplified most notably by Zamyatin's We; the resumption of the classical approach in such works as Olesha's Envy, which explore the interaction between the individual and society. and finally the appearance of the revolutionary epic in Gorky's The Life of Klim Samgin, Sholokhov's Quiet Flows the Don, and Alexey Tolstoy's The Road to Calvary. Professor Freeborn also examines the way this kind of novel has undergone change in response to revolutionary change; and he shows how an important feature of this process has been the implicit assumption that the revolutionary novel is distinguished by its right to pass an objective, independent judgement on revolution and the revolutionary image of man. This is a comprehensive and challenging study of a uniquely Russian tradition of writing, which draws on a great range of novels, many of them little-known in the West. As with other titles in this series all quotations have been translated
Fathers and sons : the author on the novel, contemporary reactions, essays in criticism by Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev( Book )

16 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fathers and Sons (1862), Turgenev's masterpiece, represents in its hero, Bazarov, 'the new man', a nihilist liberated from age-old conformities and at odds with the previous generation, questioning the very fabric of society. A novel of ideas, Fathers and Sons is also a moving story of human relationships
Turgenev: the novelist's novelist : a study by Richard Freeborn( Book )

15 editions published between 1960 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A detailed study of the novels, their structure and philosophy, and the place of Turgenev in 19th century Russian literature
A short history of modern Russia by Richard Freeborn( Book )

14 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces political and social developments in Russia from 1800 to 1964
Dostoevsky by Richard Freeborn( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life of nineteenth-century Russian author Fyodor Dostoevsky, focusing on how his work reflected the realities of the Russian world during his time
First love by Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev( Book )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains a selection of the short stories of Ivan Turgenev, a 19th century writer of tales of Russian peasants and aristocrats
Ideology in Russian literature( Book )

15 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Russian and Slavic literature by Canada International Slavic Conference. 1. 1974. Banff( Book )

10 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Russian crucifix : a Victorian mystery by Richard Freeborn( Book )

6 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Pushkin to Palisandriia : essays on the Russian novel in honor of Richard Freeborn( Book )

12 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adolescent by Fyodor Dostoyevsky( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a nineteen-year-old searching for identity amidst the disorder of Russian society in the 1870s
Turgenev : the novelist's novelist, a study by Richard Freeborn( Book )

22 editions published between 1960 and 1978 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A month in the country : a comedy in five acts by Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychological comedy and social satire set in mid-nineteenth-century Russia
The emigration of Sergey Ivanovich by Richard Freeborn( Book )

7 editions published between 1963 and 1965 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Furious Vissarion : Belinskii's struggle for literature, love and ideas by Richard Freeborn( Book )

7 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love and death : six stories by Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Home of the gentry by Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev( Book )

8 editions published between 1970 and 1995 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rudin, the hero of Turgenev's first novel, is in part an example of the banality of the Russian intelligentsia of the 1840s, in part a hero with the charms and failings of Don Quixote. -- Penguin website
 
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The rise of the Russian novel; studies in the Russian novel from Eugene Onegin to War and Peace
Alternative Names
Freeborn, R. H. 1926-

Freeborn, R. H. (Richard Harry), 1926-

Freeborn, Richard Harry.

Freeborn, Richard Harry 1926-

Languages
English (213)

Polish (1)

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A sportsman's notebookThe Russian revolutionary novel : Turgenev to PasternakFathers and sons : the author on the novel, contemporary reactions, essays in criticismDostoevskyFirst loveA month in the country : a comedy in five actsHome of the gentry