Turgenev Turgenev: Realist or Romantic? The Great Reforms of the 1860’s generated an era of hearty and economic turmoil in Russia. These unstable times spawned the festering of a radical intellectual group known as, the intellegencia. These in the raw reformers or radicals were the sons and daughters of the heads of Russia.
They wished to sweep away the assumptions of the romantic generation of the 1840’s that “refused to accept the supremacy of reason over emotion” (Kishlanksy, Geary and O’Brien: 755) and any other non-scientifically proven truths of social, political, emotional and spiritual livelihood in Russia. They rejected all common assumptions about serfdom, the foundations of Russian hierarchy, and its reform, including all of its social and economic ramifications. Turgenev’s novel “Fathers and Sons”, success overflowingy identifies these diverse views (Romanticism vs. Realism) on reforming Rus...If you want to get a full essay, order it on our website: Ordercustompaper.com
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