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Tolstoy: his life and works.

John Coleman Kenworthy

Tolstoy: his life and works.

by John Coleman Kenworthy

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Published by The Walter Scott publishing co., ltd. in London and Newcastle-on-Tyne .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910.

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    StatementBy John Coleman Kenworthy ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPG3385 .K4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, [11]-255 p.
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6919757M
    LC Control Number02021456
    OCLC/WorldCa2143825

    In the s Tolstoy experienced a profound moral crisis, followed by what he regarded as an equally profound spiritual awakening, as outlined in his non-fiction work A Confession (). His literal interpretation of the ethical teachings of Jesus, centering on the Sermon on the Mount, caused him to become a fervent Christian anarchist and.   The great writer’s life and work, years on. The death of Leo Tolstoy on Novem in a small railway station in southern Russia, was being turned into mythology even as it was.

      His son Leo, for example, in his own memoir of Tolstoy’s life, The Truth About My Father (written, it is true, explicitly to defend Sonya from the attacks on her after the old man’s death. Turgenev, who had a falling out with Tolstoy, complained often in his letters when he reached where we are in the book. —Yiyun A few days later, still pondering War and Peace, Turgenev wrote: “It contains intolerable things and astonishing things, and the astonishing things, which essentially predominate, are magnificent; none of us has.

    A Calendar of Wisdom book. Read 70 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This is the first-ever English-language edition of the book Leo Tolstoy considered to be his most important contribution to humanity, the work of his life's last years. Widely read in prerevolutionary Russia, banned and forgotten under Communism; /5.   Somewhat characteristically considering his love for lists, Tolstoy grouped his recommendations into the five stages of his life that he had covered so far, up to the age of For each stage, books were also categorised as “great”, “v. great”, and “enormous”.


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Tolstoy: His Life, Works, and Doctrine () Paperback – Septem by Angelo S. Rappoport (Author)Author: Angelo S. Rappoport. Tolstoy, his life and work Hardcover – January 1, by Derrick Leon (Author)5/5(1). Excerpt from Tolstoy: His Life and Works This book contains completed studies of the life and work of Leo Tolstoy Tolstoy: His Life and Works (Classic Reprint): John Coleman Kenworthy: : BooksCited by: 1.

Tolstoy His Life and Work [DERRICK LEON] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. With illustrations. Fine condition in near fine condition dust jacket.5/5(1).

This book, first published inprovides a comprehensive overview of the work and life of the writer and philosopher Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy. Widely considered one of the greatest novelists of all time, this title examines some of Tolstoy’s most seminal works, including War and Peace and Anna : Derrick Leon.

This book, first published inprovides a comprehensive overview of the work and life of the writer and philosopher Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy. Widely considered one of the greatest novelists of all time, this title examines some of Tolstoy’s most seminal works, including War and Peace and Anna by: 3.

In the s, he wrote his first great novel, War and Peace. InTolstoy set to work on the second of his best known novels, Anna Karenina. He continued to write fiction throughout the s Born: Leo Tolstoy (), Russian author, essayist and philosopher wrote the epic novel War and Peace (), Man in connection with the general life of humanity appears subject to laws which determine that life.

But the same man apart from that connection appears to be free. Tolstoy is best known for his two longest works, War and Peace (–69) and Anna Karenina (–77), which are commonly regarded as among the finest novels ever written. War and Peace in particular seems virtually to define this form for many readers and critics.

With his last remarkable work of fiction, Hadji-Murad (Khadzhi-Murad, ), Tolstoi's literary career seems to come full circle. This novel's Caucasian setting and descriptions of armed conflict and the warrior's life mark a recurrence of themes which had engaged Tol­stoi's interest at.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Leon, Derrick, Tolstoy, his life and work. London, Routledge [] (OCoLC) Named Person. This is the first-ever English-language edition of the book Leo Tolstoy considered to be his most important contribution to humanity, the work of his life's last years.

Widely read in prerevolutionary Russia, banned and forgotten under Communism; and recently rediscovered to great excitement, A Calendar of Wisdom is a day-by-day guide that illuminates the path of a life worth living with a brightness undimmed by time. Tolstoy's earliest works, the autobiographical novels Childhood, Boyhood, and Youth (–), tell of a rich landowner's son and his slow realization of the chasm between himself and his peasants.

Though he later rejected them as sentimental, a great deal of Tolstoy's own life is : Sophia Behrs (m. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kenworthy, John Coleman.

Tolstoy: his life and works. New York, Haskell House, (OCoLC) Named Person. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kenworthy, John Coleman. Tolstoy: his life and works. London and Newcastle-on-Tyne, Walter Scott Pub.

Co., An unhappy compromise was reached inwhen Tolstoy assigned to his wife the copyright to all his works before Tolstoy's final years were filled with worldwide acclaim and great unhappiness, as he was caught in the strife between his beliefs, his followers, and his family.

Leo Tolstoy ( –) was a Russian writer widely regarded as one of the greatest novelists in all of literature. His masterpieces War and Peace and Anna Karenina represent some of the best realistic fiction ever penned.

He also was known for his literal interpretation of the teachings of Jesus. Tolstoy stars here as the villainous hero of his own life story, my abiding memory is the sense that Troyat didn't much like his subject, admittedly this memory coming from his description of Tolstoy's wedding, he married the daughter of a woman he had once asked to marry when he was a young man and having been turned down by the mother popped up years later to carry off the daughter, by which /5.

This is a list of works by Russian writer Leo Tolstoy (–), including his novels, novellas, short stories, plays and non-fiction. This literature-related list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it.

The Autobiographical Trilogy. Short stories. Philosophical works. Works on art and literature. Articles, publicism. Leo Tolstoy. By Andrei Zorin. Reaktion Books; pages; $19 and £ L EO TOLSTOY was an inveterate quitter. All his life, he gave up the things that mattered to him, or tried to. Book Description.

This book, first published inprovides a comprehensive overview of the work and life of the writer and philosopher Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy. Widely considered one of the greatest novelists of all time, this title examines some of Tolstoy’s most seminal works, including War and Peace and Anna Karenina.

1 Leo Tolstoy: His Life and Work. Part I: The Family Origin of Leo Tolstoy; Part II: Childhood, Boyhood, and Youth () Part III: Military Services () Part IV: Travels, Literary, and Social Activity; Sources.Buy Tolstoy; His Life and Work Reprint by Derrick. Leon (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.

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