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Americans in conversation with Tolstoy : selected accounts, 1887-1923

Author: Peter Sekirin
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Throughout his life, Leo Tolstoy demonstrated a fascination for Americans, a feeling that was reciprocated in the United States. This volume gathers together 30 recollections of such conversations, all originally published in periodicals from 1887 through 1923. A brief introduction to each piece introduces the author of the narrative, and a bibliographical note indicates the time and place"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Named Person: Leo Tolstoy, graf; Leo Tolstoy, graf; Lev N Tolstoj; Lev Nikolaevič Tolstoj; Lev Nikolaevič Tolstoj; Lev Nikolaevič Tolstoj; Leo Tolstoy, graf; Lev N Tolstoj
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Sekirin
ISBN: 078642253X 9780786422531
OCLC Number: 68786775
Description: viii, 220 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: A visit to Count Tolstoy / George Kennan --
Count Tolstoy at home / Isabel Hapgood --
With Count Tolstoy / Thomas Stevens --
A visit to Tolstoy / James Creelman --
How Count Tolstoy writes / Charles Johnston --
An interview with Count Tolstoy / Edward Steiner --
Home life of Tolstoy / John Holmes --
A visit to Tolstoy / John Coleman Kenworthy --
Russia of today : on Tolstoy / Sir Henry Norman --
Conversations with Ernest Crosby embodying personal ; Impressions of Count Leo Tolstoy / Ernest Crosby --
Walks and talks with Tolstoy / Andrew Dickson White --
A recent interview with Tolstoy / Th. Bentzon --
Tolstoy today / Edward Steiner ; with translations from His diary and letters --
My last memory of Tolstoy / Alexandra Nicchia --
My last visit to Tolstoy / Aymler Maude --
Tolstoy in 1906 / Louise Maude --
Tolstoy prophesies the fall of America / Stephen Bonsul --
Tolstoy in the twilight / Henry George, jr. --
Tolstoy at home / Kellogg Durland --
The last days of Leo Tolstoy / Alexander Kaun --
Talks with Tolstoy / Richard Baeza and Alexander Goldenweiser --
Three evenings with Count Leo Tolstoy / N. Everling --
A vac[c]ation with Tolstoy / Theodore von Hafferberg --
A day in Tolstoy's life / Stefan Zweig --
How Tolstoy died / General Ivov --
What Tolstoy means to America / Virginia Wentz. A visit to Count Tolstoy / George Kennan --
Count Tolstoy at home / Isabel Hapgood --
With Count Tolstoy / Thomas Stevens --
A visit to Tolstoy / James Creelman --
How Count Tolstoy writes / Charles Johnston --
An interview with Count Tolstoy / Edward Steiner --
Home life of Tolstoy / John Holmes --
A visit to Tolstoy / John Coleman Kenworthy --
Russia of to-day : on Tolstoy / Sir Henry Norman --
Conversations with Ernest Crosby embodying personal impressions of Count Leo Tolstoy / Ernest Crosby --
Walks and talks with Tolstoy / Andrew Dickson White --
A recent interview with Tolstoy / Th. Bentzon --
Tolstoy today / Edward Steiner ; with translations from His diary and letters --
My last memory of Tolstoy / Alexandra Nicchia --
My last visit to Tolstoy / Aymler Maude --
Tolstoy in 1906 / Louise Maude --
Tolstoy prophesies the fall of America / Stephen Bonsul --
Tolstoy in the twilight / Henry George, Jr. --
Tolstoy at home / Kellogg Durland --
The last days of Leo Tolstoy / Alexander Kaun --
Talks with Tolstoy / Richard Baeza and Alexander Goldenweiser --
Three evenings with Count Leo Tolstoy / N. Everling --
A vacation with Tolstoy / Theodore von Hafferberg --
A day in Tolstoy's life / Stefan Zweig --
How Tolstoy died / General Ivov --
What Tolstoy means to America / Virginia Wentz.
Responsibility: edited by Peter Sekirin.

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This volume gathers together thirty recollections of conversations with Leo Tolstoy by American writers, journalists, ambassadors, professors and tourists, all originally published in periodicals  Read more...

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