What Is Art? / Edition 1by Leo Tolstoy
Pub. Date: 11/01/1996
Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
This profound analysis of the nature of art is the culmination of a series of essays and polemics on issues of morality, social justice, and religion. Considering and rejecting the idea that art reveals and reinvents through beauty, Tolstoy perceives the question of the nature of art to be a religious one. Ultimately, he concludes, art must be a force for good, for the progress and improvement of mankind.
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Table of ContentsWhat Is Art? - Leo Tolstoy Translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky with a Preface by Richard Pevear
A Note on the Text
WHAT IS ART?Appendix I
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