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Tolstoy as I knew him

my life at home and at Yasnaya Polyana.

by TatГ­НЎana Andreevna Bers KuЕєminskaiНЎa

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Published by Macmillan Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910,
  • Tolstai͡a, S. A. (Sofía Andreevna), grafini͡a, 1844-1919

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesMy life at home and at Yasnaya Polyana.
    StatementTr. by Nora Sigerist [and others] Introd. by Ernest J. Simmons.
    ContributionsSigerist, Nora, tr., American Council of Learned Societies. Russian Translation Project.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPG3385 .K82
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 439 p.
    Number of Pages439
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6031081M
    LC Control Number48007697
    OCLC/WorldCa321949

      The appearance of the Maude version () represents a turning point Louise and Aylmer Maude knew Tolstoy's pre-revolutionary Russia; she was born and educated there, and he spent many years in Moscow. They knew Tolstoy personally and had the benefit of consultation with him and his approval of their translations." Olive Classe (Ed.)/5(37).   I enjoyed the excellently written, insightful and thoughtful biography of Tolstoy. This is the first material I have ever read on Tolstoy's life. I have learnt there are different viewpoints and interpretations from the mass of materials he left, as well as the materials many of the others who knew him wrote/5(30).

    Leo was born as Count Lev Nikolayvich Tolstoy on September 9, His birth took place in an aristocrat family in Yasnaya Polyana, Russia. He went on to achieve critical acclaim in literature during his twenties with the release of his autobiographical trilogy, including Boyhood and Youth in addition to his first book Childhood. Tolstoy and Chess. Edward Winter. Gerhard Henschel’s book Freude am Schach was discussed in C.N. in the context of two highly dubious games claimed by him to have been played by Einstein and Stalin. On pages of the same book Henschel gave a game purportedly won by Leo Tolstoy () from a royal opponent (‘gegen den Fürsten .

    You may have already known some facts about Leo Tolstoy. If you have never heard his name, you are definitely missing a big part of the literature world. Leo Tolstoy is one of the most famous writers of the 19 th century. Book critics rate him as the author of .   Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy Published by Vintage Books on Genres/Lists: Classics, Fiction, Books Pages: Read synopsis on Goodreads Buy the book: Amazon/Audible (this post includes affiliate links). I finally read my first Tolstoy.I’ve always been afraid of picking him up because, well, the Russians are just so daunting but, since I’m trying 4/5.


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Shortly after his fiftieth birthday, Leo Tolstoy (September 9, –Novem ) succumbed to a deep spiritual crisis and decided to pull himself out by finding the meaning of did so largely by reading voraciously across the world’s major philosophical and religious traditions, discovering great similarities in how they dealt with the truth of the human spirit.

Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t1xd69x34 Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi. Leo Tolstoy, Russian author, a master of realistic fiction and one of the world’s greatest novelists. Tolstoy is best known for his two longest works, War and Peace (–69) and Anna Karenina (–77), which are commonly regarded as among the.

There have been plenty of good biographies of Tolstoy, though not for a while. Some are by people who knew him (Aylmer Maude and Tolstoy’s youngest daughter Alexandra) and others by people who.

The only Tolstoy Ive read is what has been excerpted in this book so I am at a huge disadvantage to the author, A.N. Wilson. However, I suspect he is probably one of only a handful of people who have read The Complete Works of L.N. Tolstoy/5. Intensely researched account of the life of Russian aristocrat Vladimir Chertkov (), his major claim to fame was his devoted 30 year friendship, beginning inwith iconic Russian author, Leo Tolstoy ().

I knew very little of Tolstoy the man, I knew him only through his works Anna Karenina and the epic War and Peace/5(10). #2: “It’s hard to love a woman and do anything.” #3: “She hardly knew at times what it was she feared, and what she hoped for.

Whether she feared or desired what had happened or what was going to happen and exactly what she longed for, she could not have said.”. Get this from a library. Tolstoy as I knew him; my life at home and at Yasnaya Polyana. [T A Kuzminskai︠a︡; Nora Beeson; American Council of Learned Societies.

Russian Translation Project.] -- "Translated under the Russian Translation. Another opinion is George Orwell, who highly regards him in his “ Propaganda ” book. Tolstoy was very educated and knew many languages, in addition to native Russian: English, French, German, fluently read in Italian, Polish, Check, Serbian, knew Greek, Latin, Ukrainian, Tatar, Slavonian, Hebrew, Turkish, Holland and Bulgarian.

Vronsky's mother is occasionally present but when we first encounter him Tolstoy quickly tells us: "Vronsky never knew family life." by itself, the book Tolstoy wrote. Anna Karenina is no Author: James Meek. Facing Death with Tolstoy.

By Mary Bear d. November 5, if he tapped his fingers together and said “I don’t think so,” you knew your latest scheme was Her book “Confronting the. Some people say Anna Karenina is the single greatest novel ever written, which makes about as much sense to me as trying to determine the world's greatest color.

But there is no doubt that Anna Karenina, generally considered Tolstoy's best book, is definitely one ripping greatmiserable in her loveless marriage, does the barely thinkable and succumbs to her /5().

Tolstoy is the towering genius of the novel because in him the artist's sense of life's accidentality is forever challenged by the moraliser's drive to give life purpose.

Topics Leo TolstoyAuthor: Guardian Staff. Arguably one of the greatest writers of all time, Count Lev (Leo) Nikolayevich Tolstoy was born to a wealthy Russian family in His entire body of work, from the highly regarded novels “War and Peace” and “Anna Karenina” to his novella “Hadji Murad,” displays a degree of artistry and insight into the human condition that earned him enormous praise.

The house was big and old-fashioned, and Levin, though he lived alone,had the whole house heated and used. He knew that this was stupid, heknew that it was positively not right, and contrary to his present newplans, but this house was a whole world to Levin.

It was the world inwhich his father and mother had lived and died.5/5(). This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. Leo Tolstoy Quotes. But to him who does not fear it, everything belongs.

If there was no suffering, man would not know his limits, would not know himself. I knew that feeling of love which is the essence of the soul, for which no object is needed. author. Leo Tolstoy. book. War and Peace. character. Tolstoy wrote this book as a philosophical and religious search for an understanding of life beyond scientific formulae, and as part of his search for human happiness.

Published by White Crow Books, ISBN The Project Gutenberg EBook of War and Peace, by Leo Tolstoy This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever.

You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at Title: War and Peace Author: Leo. VOTE NOW for your favorite Leo Tolstoy novel. A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.

Flagging a list will send it to the Goodreads Customer Care team for review. We take abuse seriously in our book lists. Shortly after turning fifty, Leo Tolstoy (September 9, –Novem ) succumbed to a profound spiritual crisis.

With his greatest works behind him, he found his sense of purpose dwindling as his celebrity and public acclaim billowed, sinking into a state of deep depression and melancholia despite having a large estate, good health for his age, a wife who had born him. It has been called the greatest novel ever written and I agree.

It is a very long book: I read a few chapters a day over a long period of time. Over time the feeling developed that the characters, and Tolstoy himself (in Levin), were people I knew -- people with whom I spent some time each day/5(5).

"I knew and respected Tolstoy's works before I joined (the church)," Nataliya said. "I was really happy to know such a talented writer took an interest in the church." They learned the book was at Yasnaya Polyana, the late author's estate, which is .