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had little sympathy with Herzen's opinions, and was not given to excessive praise
of his contemporaries among men of letters, especially when they belonged to
his own class and country, said towards the end of his life that he had never met ...
Herzen realised that the criticism and abuse showered upon him as an obsolete
aristocratic dilettante by these 'nihilists' (as they came to be called after
Turgenev's novel Fathers and Children, in which this conflict is vividly presented
for the ...
the argument that the generation of the 40s could not say what it wanted to say
because of the rigid Russian censorship, Herzen wrote in perfect freedom in
Paris and yet 'managed to say nothing useful'.1 What irritated Tolstoy most was ...
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The Originality of Machiavelli
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