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A Hero of Our Time


"A Hero of Our Time" is a novel by Mikhail Lermontov, written in 1839 and revised in 1841.

  • also known as "A Hero of Our Time (Penguin Classics)", "A hero of our time: a novel", "A hero of our time; a novel"; Geroj Nasego Vremeni
  • language: Russian Language
  • characters:
    • Grigory Alexandrovich Pechorin
    • Maxim Maximych
    • Vera
    • Grushnitsky
  • genre: Adventure fiction
  • released in (176 years ago)


"A Hero of Our Time" is a 1985 short film directed by Michael Almereyda and story written by Mikhail Lermontov.

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Google previewDictionary of Quotations (1998)

by Connie Robertson

A Hero of our Time The love of savages isn't much better than the love of noble ladies; ignorance and simple- heartedness can be as tiresome as coquetry . 6248 A Hero of our Time Of two close friends, one is always the slave of the other ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Novel (2014)

by Paul Schellinger

Lermontov's work also poses a problem of genre, for if Eugene Onegin is a novelin verse, A Hero of Our Time is a novel made upof short stories. It is clear that the author conceived the work as acollection of short storiesuntilhe arrived at ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Literature and Politics: H-R (2005)

by M. Keith Booker

"A Hero of Our Time ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Romantic Era, 1760-1850 (2013)

by Christopher John Murray

Despite the author's romantic outlook, A Hero of Our Time contains strong elements of psychological realism that made it possible for some critics to call this work the first psychological novel in Russian literature. Although fully original, the ...

Google previewThe Concise Oxford Dictionary of Opera (1996)

by John Warrack, Ewan West

Shostakovich is known to have contemplated many operatic projects, including Gorky's The Mother, Sholokhov's The Quiet Don, Chekhov's The Black Monk, Lermontov's A Hero of Our Time (to a libretto by ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Television Film Directors (2009)

by Jerry Roberts

A Hero of Our Time ( 1966) Hirsch directed at least five episodes of Doctor Who. Cat's Cradle starred Leo Genn in the adaptation of a Hugo Charteris story. A Hero in Our Time marked ...

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