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Gustafson, Richard F.

Overview
Works: 15 works in 84 publications in 2 languages and 4,322 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  History  Conference papers and proceedings  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Church history  Drama  Opera programs  Short stories  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Other
Classifications: PG3366, 891.733
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Most widely held works by Richard F Gustafson
Leo Tolstoy, resident and stranger : a study in fiction and theology by Richard F Gustafson( Book )

21 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in English and Russian and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Much of what was central to Tolstoy seems embarrassing to Western and Soviet critics, points out Richard Gustafson in his absorbing argument for the predominance of Tolstoy's religious viewpoint in all his writings. Received opinion says that there are two Tolstoys, the pre-conversion artist and the post-conversion religious thinker and prophet, but Professor Gustafson argues convincingly that the man is not two, but one. Originally published in 1989. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print bo
The imagination of spring : the poetry of Afanasy Fet by Richard F Gustafson( Book )

24 editions published between 1963 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Russian religious thought( Book )

8 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Russia entered the modern age in the nineteenth century, many Russian intellectuals combined the study of European philosophy with a return to their own traditions, culminating in the novels of Tolstoy and Dostoevsky and in the religious philosophy of their younger contemporary, Vladimir Soloviev. This book explores central issues of modern Russian religious thought by focusing on the work of Soloviev and three religious philosophers who further developed his ideas in the early twentieth century: P. A. Florensky, Sergei Bulgakov, and S. L. Frank. Introduced and edited by Judith Deutsch Kornblatt and Richard F. Gustafson, the eleven essays place these thinkers in the contexts of both western philosophy and Eastern Orthodoxy, presenting a substantially new perspective on Russian religious thought. Florensky, Bulgakov, and Frank expanded on Soloviev's writings about the active relationship of humanity and divinity and his vision of the Divine Sophia, enriching his philosophy of a total unity grounded in the Orthodox doctrines of Incarnation and Transfiguration but expressed in the language of Western thought. The work of these four philosophers, this volume demonstrates, influenced virtually all aspects of twentieth-century Russian culture, and indeed, many aspects of Soviet culture as well, but also represents a rich philosophical tradition devoted to issues of divinity, community, and humanity that transcend national boundaries and historical eras. Included in Russian Religious Thought is an introduction, brief biographical information on Soloviev, Florensky, Bulgakov, and Frank, and afterword by scholar James Scanlan, who elaborates on the volume's aim to provide a thoughtful corrective, both to unexamined assumptions of past scholarship and to nationalist readings currently popular in post-Soviet Russia. -- from back cover
Resurrection : a novel in three parts by Leo Tolstoy( Book )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tolstoy's last major novel tells the story of a nobleman's attempt to redeem himself for the suffering his youthful philandering caused a peasant girl
The Kreutzer sonata and other stories by Leo Tolstoy( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The title story is about a man whose sexual jealousy, inflamed by guilt, drives him to murder his wife
Strider : the story of a horse by Leo Tolstoy( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The devil and other stories by Leo Tolstoy( )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of eleven stories spans virtually the whole of Tolstoy's creative life. While each is unique in form, as a group they are representative of his style, and touch on the central themes that surface in War and Peace and Anna Karenina. Stories as different as "The Snowstorm", "Lucerne", "The Diary of a Madman", and "The Devil" are grounded in autobiographical experience. They deal with journeys of self-discovery and the moral and religious thought that characterizes Tolstoy's works of criticism and philosophy. "Strider" and "Father Sergy", as well as reflecting Tolstoy's own experiences, also reveal profound psychological insights. These stories range over much of the nineteenth-century Russian world, from the nobility to the peasantry, the military to the clergy, from merchants and cobblers to a horse and a tree. Together they present a fascinating picture of Tolstoy's skill and artistry. About the Series: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the broadest spectrum of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, voluminous notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more
The pillar and ground of the truth by P. A Florenskiĭ( Book )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Certainly the greatest Russian theologian of this century, Pavel Florensky (1882-1937) is now beginning to be recognized as one of its greatest polymaths. This volume is the first English translation of his rich and fascinating defense of Russian Orthodox theology." "Originally published in 1914, the book is a series of twelve letters to a "brother" or "friend," who may be understood symbolically as Christ. Central to Florensky's work is an exploration of the various meanings of Christian love, which is viewed as a combination of philia (friendship) and agape (universal love). Florensky is perhaps the first modern writer to explore the so-called "same-sex unions," which, for him, are not sexual in nature. He describes the ancient Christian rites of the adel-phopoiesis (brother-making), joining male friends in chaste bonds of love. In addition, Florensky is one of the first thinkers in the twentieth century to develop the idea of the Divine Sophia, who has become one of the central concerns of feminist theologians."--Jacket
Leo tolstoy by Richard F Gustafson( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Obitatel' i čužak : Teologiâ i hudožestvennoe tvorčestvo L'va Tolstogo = Leo Tolstoy Resident and stranger by Richard F Gustafson( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in Russian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The suffering usurper, Gogolʹ's 'Diary of a Madman' by Richard F Gustafson( Book )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

An economic study of the Portland wholesale fresh fruit and vegetable market by Richard F Gustafson( Book )

1 edition published in 1952 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Resurrection (Oxford World's classics) by Louise Maude( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Ginzburg's theory of the lyric by Richard F Gustafson( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Resurrection by Leo Tolstoy( Recording )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Resurrection," the last of Tolstoy's major novels, tells the story of a nobleman's attempt to redeem himself for the suffering his youthful philandering caused a peasant girl. Tolstoy's vision of redemption achieved through loving forgiveness, and his condemnation of violence dominate the novel. An intimate, psychological tale of guilt, anger, and forgiveness, [this novel] is at the same time a panoramic description of social life in Russia at the end of the nineteenth century, reflecting Tolstoy's outrage at the social injustices of the world in which he lived.-Back cover
 
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Leo Tolstoy, resident and stranger : a study in fiction and theology
Alternative Names
Gustafson, Ričard F.

Густафсон, Ричард Ф.

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The imagination of spring : the poetry of Afanasy FetRussian religious thoughtResurrection : a novel in three partsThe Kreutzer sonata and other storiesThe pillar and ground of the truth