I. S. Turgenev

The Image of an Illegitimate Child in the Novels A Raw Youth by F. M. Dostoyevsky and Virgin Soil by I. S. Turgenev

The article studies the images of the leading characters in the novels A Raw Youth by Dostoyevsky and Virgin Soil by Turgenev. The main idea of the article is to highlight the image of an illegitimate character as a separate archetype in literature.

“He Is a Very Good Writer. And How He Wrote About Love!”: A. P. Chekhov’s Readers-Characters on I. S. Turgenev

The article presents a wide panorama of consistent types of readerscharacters (in V. G. Belinsky’s terminology – shallow people and Old Believers, people of action and children of a certain doctrine), who on the pages of A. P. Chekhov’s prose and drama works with a different degree of expertise (affectedly, presumptuously, in a silly way, artlessly, passionately) judge the characters, works, literary craftsmanship of I. S. Turgenev, whose life has already expired.