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Alexander Ivanovich
[al-ig-zan-der i-vah-nuh-vich,, -zahn-;; Russian uh-lyi-ksahndr ee-vah-nuh-vyich] /ˌæl ɪgˈzæn dər ɪˈvɑ nə vɪtʃ,, -ˈzɑn-;; Russian ʌ lyɪˈksɑndr iˈvɑ nə vyɪtʃ/ (Show IPA), 1870–1938, Russian novelist and short-story writer.
Historical Examples

Kuprin’s soul, on the contrary, is of such exquisitely fine texture that all human emotions vibrate there.
Contemporary Russian Novelists Serge Persky

One can judge by these summaries how little Kuprin “pads” his stories.
Contemporary Russian Novelists Serge Persky

The work of Kuprin contrasts strongly with the writings of his predecessors and of his contemporaries.
Contemporary Russian Novelists Serge Persky

Kuprin’s objective tendencies are best shown in his story called “Peaceful Life.”
Contemporary Russian Novelists Serge Persky


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