Tolstoy : a guide for the perplexed / Jeff Love.Material type: TextLanguage: English Series: The guides for the perplexed seriesPublication details: London ; New York : Continuum, c2008. Description: vii, 178 p. ; 23 cmISBN: 9780826493781; 0826493785; 9780826493798 (pbk.); 0826493793 (pbk.); 9781441101136; 1441101136DDC classification: 891.733 LOC classification: PG3410 | .L67 2008Online resources: Contributor biographical information | Table of contents only | Publisher description | WorldCat details | E-book Fulltext
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 164-173) and index.
TOC Acknowledgments; Note on Documentation and Translation; Introduction: What Is Truth?; 1 "Who Am I?"; 2 A Novelist?; 3 A Fabulist?; 4 A Prophet?; 5 A Philosopher?; 6 Epilogue; Notes; Works Cited; Further Reading; Index.
Count Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy (1828-1910) is one of the most important writers in the Western tradition. His two great, giant novels, War and Peace and Anna Karenina, are regarded as pinnacles of the genre; they cover an enormous range of basic human experiences with a precision and probing spirit that, in the words of one critic, are simply 'unmatched by any other writer.'. This guide offers students a clear introduction to Tolstoy's literary works from his major novels to the shorter novels and texts, including Hadji Murat and ' The Death of Ivan Ilyich '. The guide also covers major themes.