The Kreutzer Sonata and Other Stories

The Kreutzer Sonata and Other Stories

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by Leo Tolstoy
     
 

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The four stories selected here represent Tolstoy ar his creative best, exploring in a specific and detailed way his characteristic themes: life understood as a journey of the discovery of identity and vocation, the meaning of one's life in the face of death, and the redemptive role of suffering and compassion.

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The four stories selected here represent Tolstoy ar his creative best, exploring in a specific and detailed way his characteristic themes: life understood as a journey of the discovery of identity and vocation, the meaning of one's life in the face of death, and the redemptive role of suffering and compassion.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780192838094
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
02/28/1999
Series:
Oxford World's Classics Series
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 5.00(h) x 0.90(d)
Lexile:
1110L (what's this?)

Meet the Author

Richard Gustafson is Professor of Russian at Barnard College, Columbia University and a specialist in Russian literature and religious philosophy. He is the author of Leo Tolstoy: Resident and Stranger (1986).

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
September 9, 1828
Date of Death:
November 20, 1910
Place of Birth:
Tula Province, Russia
Place of Death:
Astapovo, Russia
Education:
Privately educated by French and German tutors; attended the University of Kazan, 1844-47

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