The Cambridge Companion to Tolstoy / Edition 1

The Cambridge Companion to Tolstoy / Edition 1

by Donna Tussing Orwin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521520002

ISBN-13: 9780521520003

Pub. Date: 10/28/2002

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Key dimensions of Tolstoy's writing and life are explored in this collection of specially commissioned essays. While the essays focus on Tolstoy's artistic production, the introduction provides a brief, unified account of the man for whom art was only one activity among many. The essays are enhanced by supplementary material including a chronology of the period and…  See more details below

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Key dimensions of Tolstoy's writing and life are explored in this collection of specially commissioned essays. While the essays focus on Tolstoy's artistic production, the introduction provides a brief, unified account of the man for whom art was only one activity among many. The essays are enhanced by supplementary material including a chronology of the period and detailed guides to further reading. Altogether the volume provides an invaluable resource for scholars and students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521520003
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/28/2002
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Literature Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
1,444,585
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Notes on contributors; Editor's preface; Acknowledgements; Notes on editions, citations and transliterations; Chronology; Introduction: Tolstoy as artist and public figure Donna Tussing Orwin; Part I. The Three Novels: 1. War and Peace Gary Saul Morson; 2. Anna Karenina Barbara Lönnqvist; 3. Resurrection Hugh McLean; Part II. Genres: 4. Tolstoy as a writer of popular literature Gary R. Jahn; 5. The long short story in Tolstoy's fiction Richard Freeborn; 6. Tolstoy staged in Paris, Berlin and London W. Gareth Jones; Part III. General Topics: 7. The development of style and theme in Tolstoy Liza Knapp; 8. History and autobiography in Tolstoy Andrew Wachtel; 9. Women, sexuality, and the family in Tolstoy Edwina Cruise; 10. Tolstoy in the twentieth century George R. Clay; 11. Courage in Tolstoy Donna Tussing Orwin; 12. Tolstoy's aesthetics Caryl Emerson; Guide to further reading; Index to Tolstoy's works and characters; General index.

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