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Maude, Louise 1855-1939

Overview
Works: 153 works in 743 publications in 5 languages and 24,624 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Psychological fiction  War stories  Juvenile works  Love stories  Domestic fiction  Short stories  Drama 
Roles: Translator, Other
Classifications: PG3366, 891.733
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Publications about Louise Maude
Publications by Louise Maude
Publications by Louise Maude, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Louise Maude
 
Most widely held works by Louise Maude
War and peace by Leo Tolstoy( Book )
153 editions published between 1922 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 5,880 libraries worldwide
"Napoleon's turbulent history with Russia including his doomed 1812 invasion provides the setting for Leo Tolstoy's War and Peace. Often referred to as the greatest novel of all time, Tolstoy's classic follows the tumultuous personal lives of two aristocratic families touching on all of the great human epochs; youth, matrimony, age and death"--
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy( Book )
66 editions published between 1918 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,669 libraries worldwide
Many believe Anna Karenina to be the greatest novel ever written. The impossible and destructive triangle of Anna, her husband Karenin, and her lover Vronsky, is set against the marriage of Levin and Kitty, illuminating the most important questions which beset humanity. This edition uses Louise and Aylmer Maude's classic translation - still unsurpassed - and is printed here with a new introduction and detailed annotation. - ;In 1872 the mistress of a neighbouring landowner threw herself under a train at a station near Tolstoy's home. This gave Tolstoy the starting point he needed for composing
Resurrection by Leo Tolstoy( Book )
102 editions published between 1899 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,563 libraries worldwide
A rich, visual record of the vices of petty officialdom, Tolstoy's novel of spiritual regeneration recounts the sins of a young Russian nobleman and his attempts in later life to redress those transgressions. A panoramic view of Russian social life at the end of the 19th century, Resurrection pointedly articulates the author's contempt for the social injustices of the world in which he lived
Master and man by Leo Tolstoy( file )
13 editions published between 1895 and 2011 in English and held by 1,219 libraries worldwide
This short story from renowned Russian author Leo Tolstoy takes on an almost fable-like quality in its stark simplicity and moral truth. A wealthy man's greed and avarice lead him to treat his servant in a spectacularly cruel manner. Will he continue with his evil ways, or will he have a change of heart before it's too late?
Father Sergius and other stories by Leo Tolstoy( file )
in English and held by 1,178 libraries worldwide
Great short works of Leo Tolstoy by Leo Tolstoy( Book )
10 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in English and Russian and held by 957 libraries worldwide
A collection of novellas by the distinguished Russian writer, with supplementary critical and biographical background
Twenty-three tales by Leo Tolstoy( Book )
34 editions published between 1906 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 661 libraries worldwide
In 'Twenty-three tales', we see Tolstoy's love of the short story, whether for children or adults; and witness the secret of simplicity and transparency of style, so evident in the great Russian writers. The children's stories remind us of Tolstoy's life-long passion for the schooling and education of peasant children. Of the adult stories, some draw on traditional Russian folk tales, breathe the air old peasant wisdom, and take us deep into the land of snow, bears, heartache and vodka. Other stories reflect Tolstoy's political and moral concerns, such as war, alcohol and greed. 'The artist of the future,' wrote Tolstoy, 'will understand that to compose a fairy tale; a little song which will touch; a lullaby or a riddle which will entertain; a jest which will amuse or draw a sketch such as will delight dozens of generations or millions of children and adults, is incomparably more important and more fruitful than to compose a novel, or a symphony, or paint a picture of the kind which diverts some members of the wealthy classes for a short time and is then for ever forgotten. 'Work while ye have the light,' is Tolstoy in teaching mode. The opening scene is an aristocratic dinner party, at which all the guests declare themselves dissatisfied with their dissolute and useless lives; but find a thousand different reasons why nothing should change. There follows a moral tale, set in the 1st Century AD, when the new Christian sect was just getting noticed by the prevailing Roman Empire. It tells the story of two school friends, Pamphylius and Julius, who take different paths in life; but whose paths keep crossing. Pamphylius joins the Christians, living poor in community, while Julius acquires status and power. Here Tolstoy gives us his picture of authentic Christianity; and gives Julius a choice. -- Simon Parke, author of The One Minute Mystic -- taken from the OverDrive website
The Cossacks a tale of 1852 by Leo Tolstoy( file )
3 editions published between 1863 and 2012 in English and held by 594 libraries worldwide
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Russian stories and legends by Leo Tolstoy( Book )
3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 522 libraries worldwide
Grades 7 and up. For contents, see Author Catalog
What men live by : Russian stories and legends by Leo Tolstoy( Book )
19 editions published between 1885 and 2010 in English and German and held by 515 libraries worldwide
Settle in with a collection of tales from the pen of one of the world's most acclaimed authors, Leo Tolstoy. The stories brought together in What Men Live By and Other Tales tackle heady philosophical questions in an engaging, easy-to-read, almost fable-like format, highlighting Tolstoy's unique genius
Plays by Leo Tolstoy by Leo Tolstoy( Book )
30 editions published between 1904 and 2010 in English and held by 478 libraries worldwide
Six plays by Leo Tolstoy
Walk in the light & twenty-three tales by Leo Tolstoy( Book )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 442 libraries worldwide
A collection of 19th century stories with spiritual themes by the author of War and Peace. They range from A Prisoner in Caucasus to Ivan the Fool
War and peace : the Maude translation, backgrounds and sources, criticism by Leo Tolstoy( Book )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 407 libraries worldwide
"The text of this revised Norton Critical Edition of Leo Tolstoy's epic novel is based on the Louise and Aylmer Maude translation. The editor has made revisions where appropriate; the annotations have also been revised and expanded. Three maps of Napoleon's campaigns and battles in Russia are included, making the military aspects of the novel easier to follow. 'Backgrounds and Sources' includes the publication history of War and Peace, selections from Tolstoy's letters and diaries as well as three drafts of his introduction to the novel that elucidate its evolution, and an 1868 article by Tolstoy in which he reacts to his critics. 'Criticism' includes twenty essays, seven of them new, that provide diverse perspectives on the novel by Nikolai Strakhov, V. I. Lenin, Henry James, Isaiah Berlin, D. S. Mirsky, Kathryn Feuer, Lydia Ginzburg, Richard Gustafson, Gary Saul Morson, and Caryl Emerson, among others. A Chronology and Selected Bibliography are also included"--Cover
Stories and legends by Leo Tolstoy( Book )
2 editions published in 1946 in English and held by 394 libraries worldwide
Collected shorter fiction by Leo Tolstoy( Book )
4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 385 libraries worldwide
Written over a period of more than half a century, these stories reflect every aspect of Tolstoy's art and personality. They cover his experiences as a solder in the Caucasus, his married life, his passionate interest in the peasantry, his cult of truth and simplicity, and, above all, his growing preoccupation with religion. Ranging in scope from mini-novels like The Kreutzer Sonata and Hadji Murad to tiny folktales a few pages long, they provide a marvelous opportunity to become closely acquainted with a writer whose major novels some people find daunting. In these two handsome volumes, every aspect of Tolstoy's art and personality is reflected: his experiences as a soldier in the Caucasus, his married life, his passionate interest in the peasantry, his belief in truth and simplicity, and above all, his growing preoccupation with religion. Ranging in scope from the short novels Hadj Murad and The Kreutzer Sonata to folktales only a few pages long, they bring us intimately into the world of the great Russian novelist
The Cossacks by Leo Tolstoy( Book )
11 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and Russian and held by 358 libraries worldwide
This novel of love, adventure, and male rivalry on the frontiers of nineteenth-century Russia -- completed in 1862, when Tolstoy was in his early thirties -- has always surprised readers who know Tolstoy best through the vast, panoramic fictions of his middle years. Unlike those works, The Cossacks is lean and supple, economical in design and execution
The raid and other stories by Leo Tolstoy( Book )
5 editions published between 1982 and 1999 in English and held by 339 libraries worldwide
The Kreutzer sonata and other stories by Leo Tolstoy( Book )
6 editions published between 1924 and 2009 in English and held by 285 libraries worldwide
The title story is about a man whose sexual jealousy, inflamed by guilt, drives him to murder his wife
Tales of army life by Leo Tolstoy( Book )
11 editions published between 1916 and 1958 in English and held by 253 libraries worldwide
The private diary of Leo Tolstóy, 1853-1857 by Leo Tolstoy( Book )
8 editions published between 1927 and 1972 in English and held by 248 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Maude, Louise.
Maude, Louise, 1855-1939
Maude, Louise Shanks, 1855-1939
Shanks, Louise, 1855-1939
Shanks, Louise 1855-1939 Frueherer Name
Shanks Maude, Louise 1855-1939
Languages
English (483)
Russian (3)
German (1)
Bengali (1)
Chinese (1)
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