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Leo Tolstoy's The light shines in darkness : "if we admit that human life can be ruled by reason, then all possibility of life is destroyed"

Author: Leo Tolstoy, graf
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified : Vearsa : Stage Door, 2013]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Drama : English
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Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy was born on September 9th 1828 into Russian nobility but abandoned his title and through his interpretation of the ethical teachings of Jesus became a fervent Christian anarchist and pacifist. His writings on non-violence were to have a profound impact on Gandhi and Martin Luther King. His reputation for many people is based on the epic, in length and scope, of his novel ‘War & Peace’.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Drama
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Leo Tolstoy, graf
ISBN: 9781783945160 1783945168
OCLC Number: 1043756333
Description: 1 online resource.
Other Titles: Light shines in darkness
Responsibility: Leo Tolstoy.

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Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy was born on September 9th 1828 into Russian nobility but abandoned his title and through his interpretation of the ethical teachings of Jesus became a fervent Christian anarchist and pacifist. His writings on non-violence were to have a profound impact on Gandhi and Martin Luther King. His reputation for many people is based on the epic, in length and scope, of his novel ‘War & Peace’. For that alone Tolstoy would be widely considered to be one of the greatest novelists of all time. But such was the breadth of his talents that he was consummate at short stories, essays and plays. Here we publish ‘The Light Shines In Darkness’ one of those classic plays.

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