A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for selected works by Ivan Turgenev, renown Russian writer. Titles in this study guide include Fathers and Sons, Rudin, On the Eve, A Nest of Gentlefolk, and A Sportsman's Sketches. As an author of the realism literary movement, his novel, Fathers and Sons, is considered one of the most significant works of nineteenth-century fiction. Moreover, he translated and publicized Russian literature in the West. This Bright Notes Study Guide explores the context and history of Ivan Turgenev's classic work, helping students to thoroughly explore the reasons they have stood the literary test of time. Each Bright Notes Study Guide contains: - Introductions to the Author and the Work - Character Summaries - Plot Guides - Section and Chapter Overviews - Test Essay and Study Q&As The Bright Notes Study Guide series offers an in-depth tour of more than 275 classic works of literature, exploring characters, critical commentary, historical background, plots, and themes. This set of study guides encourages readers to dig deeper in their understanding by including essay questions and answers as well as topics for further research.