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In quest of Tolstoy

Author: Hugh McLean
Publisher: Boston : Academic Studies Press, 2008.
Series: Studies in Russian and Slavic literatures, cultures and history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Lev Tolstoy has held the attention of mankind for well over a century. This title investigates some of the numerous puzzles and paradoxes in the Tolstoyan heritage, engaging both with Tolstoy the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McLean, Hugh, 1925-
In quest of Tolstoy.
Boston : Academic Studies Press, 2008
(OCoLC)608615982
Online version:
McLean, Hugh, 1925-
In quest of Tolstoy.
Boston : Academic Studies Press, 2008
(OCoLC)608752526
Named Person: Leo Tolstoy, graf; Leo Tolstoy, graf; Leo Tolstoy, graf
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hugh McLean
ISBN: 9781934843024 1934843024
OCLC Number: 190761294
Description: viii, 244 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Buried as a writer and as a man: the puzzle of family happiness --
The case of the missing mothers, or when does a beginning begin? --
Truth in dying --
Which English Anna? --
Love in resurrection: eros or agape? --
Could the master err? a note on "God sees the truth but waits" --
Was the master well served? further comment on "God sees the truth, but waits" / with Gary R. Jahn --
A woman's place --
The young Tolstoy and the woman question --
Tolstoy and Jesus --
Rousseau's god and Tolstoy's god --
Claws on the behind: Tolstoy and Darwin --
A clash of utopias: Tolstoy and Gorky --
Hemingway and Tolstoy: a pugilistic encounter --
Foxes into hedgehogs: Berlin and Tolstoy.
Series Title: Studies in Russian and Slavic literatures, cultures and history.
Responsibility: Hugh McLean.
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"Reading this collection convinces me that Professor McLean is the most modest, appreciative, and penetrating critic of Tolstoy I've ever read."--Bob Blaisdell, Kingsborough Community College, City Read more...

 
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