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Tolstoy on war : narrative art and historical truth in "War and peace"

Author: Rickie Allen McPeak; Donna Tussing Orwin
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book brings together a distinguished group of scholars in essays that focus on the wartime sections of War and Peace. Approaching the novel from different disciplines, they wrestle with the  Read more...

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rickie Allen McPeak; Donna Tussing Orwin
ISBN: 0801465893 9780801465895
OCLC Number: 955668329
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 246 p.) : il., mapa
Contents: Tolstoy on war, Russia, and empire / Dominic Lieven --
The use of historical sources in War and peace / Dan Ungurianu --
Moscow in 1812 : myths and realities / Alexander M. Martin --
The French at war : representations of the enemy in War and peace / Alan Forrest --
Symposium of quotations : wit and other short genres in War and peace / Gary Saul Morson --
The great man in War and peace / Jeff Love --
War and peace from the military point of view / Donna Tussing Orwin --
Tolstoy and Clausewitz : the duel as microcosm of war / Rick McPeak --
The awful poetry of war : Tolstoy's Borodino / Donna Tussing Orwin --
Tolstoy and Clausewitz : the dialectics of war / Andreas Herberg-Rothe --
The disobediences of War and peace / Elizabeth D. Samet --
Tolstoy the international relations theorist / David A. Welch --
War and peace at West Point / Rick McPeak.
Responsibility: edited by Rick McPeak and Donna Tussing Orwin.

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