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Leo Tolstoy

Author: Rachel Stauffer
Publisher: Ipswich, Massachusetts : Salem Press, a division of EBSCO Information Services, Inc. ; Amenia, NY : Grey House Publishing, [2017] ©2017
Series: Critical insights.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : [First edition]View all editions and formats
Summary:
This book provides readers with in-depth, critical discussions of the life and works of Leo Tolstoy. This volume will consider various and lesser known works by Tolstoy in addition to "Anna Karenina" and "War and Peace" with attention to the fundamentals of Tolstoy's biography, personal philosophy, and his sustained legacy in the Russian literary canon.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Leo Tolstoy, graf; Leo Tolstoy, graf; Leo Tolstoy, graf
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rachel Stauffer
ISBN: 9781682176122 1682176126
OCLC Number: 1020319542
Description: 1 online resource (xxvii, 276 pages)
Contents: About this volume / Rachel Slauffer --
On Tolstoy / Rachel Stauffer --
Biography of the author / Rachel Stauffer --
Critical contexts. "Not a work of art, but a piece of life" : history and realism in the time of Tolstoy / Kathleen Conti ; Topics and trends in Tolstoy studies / Joseph Schlegel ; The great brain's brawn : Tolstoy at the Gym / J. Alexander Ogden ; Anna Karenina, Rousseau, and the Gospels / Priscilla Meyer --
Critical readings. Tolstoy in the Caucasus : noble savages and imperialist identities / Orel Beilinson ; Reading beyond Russia : J. M. Coetzee's interpretations and adaptations of Detstvo, Otrochestvo, and Yunost / Jill Martiniuk ; War and peace : its reception in nineteenth-century America / Robert C. Evans ; Anna Karenina : its reception in nineteenth-century America / Robert C. Evans ; Similar to a feverish delirium : the fantastic worlds of battle as Tolstoy's criticism of war in War and peace / Natalya Sukhonos ; Resurrection as desexualization : the new ethical hero in Tolstoy / Natalia Dame ; Estranged and degraded worlds : the grotesque aesthetics of Tolstoy's Resurrection / Ani Kokobobo ; From Christ to Krishna : Tolstoy and eastern philosophies / Marina Alexandrova ; The path of life : a guidebook to Tolstoy's philosophical source material and the mysticism of his latter years / Mark E. Hopkins ; Tolstoy's narrative technique : listing people, objects, and events / Zdravko Solak --
Resources. Chronology ; Major works.
Series Title: Critical insights.
Responsibility: editor, Rachel Stauffer, Ferrum College, Virginia.

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