The tragedy of Tolstoy by Alexandra Tolstoy

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Published by Yale University Press, H. Milford, Oxford University Press in New Haven, London .

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  • Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910.

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Statementby Countess Alexandra Tolstoy; translated by Elena Varneck.
Contributions*Varneck, Elena, tr., Kingsley trust assocation.
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LC ClassificationsPG3385 .T52
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Paginationx p., 2 l., 294 p.
Number of Pages294
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Open LibraryOL6295118M
LC Control Number33027103
OCLC/WorldCa2274544

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One of the great masters of the 19th-century novel, Tolstoy created a sweeping epic in War and Peace which folds together huge events in history and politics with the emotional lives of individuals. But it was his deeply spiritual outlook that made him an icon.

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This idea in Tolstoy's book The Kingdom of God Is Within You (full text of English translation available on Wikisource) directly influenced Mahatma Gandhi and therefore also nonviolent resistance movements to this day.

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It is a question, ultimately, of the nature of tragedy. Law-rence saw in Tolstoy and Hardy, as in Shakespeare and Sophocles.

The first book-length study on the subject in any language, Tolstoy and the Religious Culture of His Time treats Tolstoy's experience as a massive philosophical and religious project rather than a crisis-laden tragedy.

Inessa Medzhibovskaya explains the evolution of Tolstoy's religious outlook based on his ongoing dialogue with the tradition of conversion in Europe and Russia, as well as on.

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Anna Karenina, novel by Leo Tolstoy, published in installments between and and considered one of the pinnacles of world literature. The narrative centres on the adulterous affair between Anna, wife of Aleksey Karenin, and Count Vronsky, a young bachelor.

Karenin’s discovery of the liaison. For Tolstoy, a particular task of the novel is to help us to understand the so-called ‘dislikeable’ characters. One of the most initially repellant characters in his fiction is the husband of Anna Karenina, the heroine of his great novel of the same name, the pompous and stiff Karenin.

Tolstoy—who went to the Caucasus willingly in the eighteen-fifties, as a soldier with the Cossacks to tidy up the remains of a dissolute youth—wrote in his novel “Hadji Murat” that the. Tolstoy, by the way, is perhaps one of the greatest writers of all time. It’s hard to imagine anyone not hearing of him.

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The Death of Ivan Ilyich (Russian: Смерть Ивана Ильича, Smert' Ivána Ilyichá), first published inis a novella by Leo Tolstoy, considered one of the masterpieces of his late fiction, written shortly after his religious conversion of the late s.

Widely considered to be one of the finest novellas ever written, The Death of Ivan Ilyich tells the story of a high-court. Tolstoy’s romantic masterpiece is as vivid as it is relatable. The book captures the imagination with its straightforward and exact language. Tolstoy stops time as he bores into his characters’ every thought, motive, and facial twitch, even as dialogue is being exchanged.

Anna Karenina is a novel by the Russian writer Leo Tolstoy, published in serial installments from to in the periodical The Russian Messenger. Anna Karenina is the tragedy of married aristocrat and socialite Anna Karenina and her affair with the affluent Count Vronsky.

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The five Reviews: 4. Among Russian writers, Leo Tolstoy is probably the best known to the Western world, largely because of War and Peace, his epic in prose, and Anna Karenina, one of the most splendid novels in any language. But during his long lifetime, Tolstoy also wrote enough shorter works to fill many volumes.

TOLSTOY 'TRAGEDY' TOLD BY DAUGHTER; Countess Alexandra, Now in This Country, Writes of His Last Unhappy Years. HOLDS MOTHER IN WRONG Her Diaries Not Reliable, Book Declares -. “The tragedy of the dispute was that both men were seeking ways to save the faith from its own crisis,” writes Pavel Basinsky in his book The Saint Versus Leo.

Miss Tolstoy, an essayist in her own right, in published “The Tragedy of Tolstoy.” a detailed, sometimes humorous account. Her last book, “A Life of My Father,” was published in One of Tolstoy's greatest talents is describing characters; even after a few pages of the book Oblonksy comes to life to the reader.

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