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Tolstoy on Shakespeare: A Critical Essay on Shakespeare By Leo Tolstoy
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Leo Tolstoy, was a Russian writer - novelist, essayist, dramatist and philosopher as well as a pacifist Christian anarchist and educational reformer. As a fiction writer Tolstoy is widely regarded as... More > one of the greatest of all novelists, particularly noted for his masterpieces War and Peace and Anna Karenina. In their scope, breadth and realistic depiction of 19th-century Russian life, the two books stand at the peak of realist fiction. As a moral philosopher Tolstoy was notable for his ideas on nonviolent resistance through works such as The Kingdom of God is Within You. During his life, Tolstoy came to the conclusion that William Shakespeare is a bad dramatist and not a true artist at all. Tolstoy explained his views in a critical essay on Shakespeare written in 1903. It includes the text "Shakespeare's Attitude to the Working Classes" By ERNEST CROSBY And a Letter From G. BERNARD SHAW.< Less
Tolstoy And His Message By Ernest Howard Crosby
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1904. Biography and assessment of Leo Tolstoy's spiritual quest, philosophy and teachings by Crosby, his leading contemporary follower in the United States. Contents: Tolstoy's Boyhood and Manhood;... More > His Great Spiritual Crisis; His Answer to the Riddle of Life; The Basis of his Moral and Social Code; His Teaching Tested by the Christian Spirit; The Christian Teaching in Practice; and The Tolstoy of Today. Along with Fyodor Dostoevsky, one of the giants of 19th Century Russian literature, and widely regarded as among the greatest of novelists. His masterpieces War and Peace and Anna Karenina represent in their scope, breadth and vivid depiction of 19th-century Russian life and attitudes, the peak of realist fiction. Tolstoy's further talents as essayist, dramatist, and educational reformer made him the most influential member of the aristocratic Tolstoy family.< Less
Fruits of Culture By Leo, graf Tolstoy
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy (/ˈtoʊlstɔɪ,... More > ˈtɒl-/; Russian: Лев Никола́евич Толсто́й, pronounced [lʲɛf nʲɪkɐˈlaɪvʲɪtɕ tɐlˈstoj] ( listen); 9 September [O.S. 28 August] 1828 – 20 November [O.S. 7 November] 1910), usually referred to in English as Leo Tolstoy, was a Russian writer who is regarded as one of the greatest authors of all time.Born to an aristocratic Russian family in 1828, he is best known for the novels War and Peace (1869) and Anna Karenina (1877), often cited as pinnacles of realist fiction. He first achieved literary acclaim in his twenties with his semi-autobiographical trilogy, Childhood, Boyhood, and Youth (1852–1856), and Sevastopol Sketches (1855), based upon his experiences in the Crimean War. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leo_Tolstoy< Less
The Live Corpse By Leo, graf Tolstoy
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy (/ˈtoʊlstɔɪ,... More > ˈtɒl-/; Russian: Лев Никола́евич Толсто́й, pronounced [lʲɛf nʲɪkɐˈlaɪvʲɪtɕ tɐlˈstoj] ( listen); 9 September [O.S. 28 August] 1828 – 20 November [O.S. 7 November] 1910), usually referred to in English as Leo Tolstoy, was a Russian writer who is regarded as one of the greatest authors of all time.Born to an aristocratic Russian family in 1828, he is best known for the novels War and Peace (1869) and Anna Karenina (1877), often cited as pinnacles of realist fiction. He first achieved literary acclaim in his twenties with his semi-autobiographical trilogy, Childhood, Boyhood, and Youth (1852–1856), and Sevastopol Sketches (1855), based upon his experiences in the Crimean War. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leo_Tolstoy< Less
War and Peace By Leo, graf Tolstoy
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War and Peace (Pre-reform Russian: Война и миръ; post-reform Russian: Война и мир,... More > Voyna i mir) is a novel by the Russian author Leo Tolstoy. It is regarded as one of the central works of world literature. War and Peace and Tolstoy's other major prose work, Anna Karenina (1875–77), are considered Tolstoy's finest literary achievements.The novel charts the history of the French invasion of Russia, and the impact of the Napoleonic era on Tsarist society, through the stories of five Russian aristocratic families. Portions of an earlier version, titled The Year 1805, were serialized in The Russian Messenger between 1865 and 1867. The novel was first published in its entirety in 1869. Newsweek in 2009 ranked it first in its Top 100 Books. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/War_and_Peace Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Redemption and two other plays By Leo, graf Tolstoy
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy (/ˈtoʊlstɔɪ,... More > ˈtɒl-/; Russian: Лев Никола́евич Толсто́й, pronounced [lʲɛf nʲɪkɐˈlaɪvʲɪtɕ tɐlˈstoj] ( listen); 9 September [O.S. 28 August] 1828 – 20 November [O.S. 7 November] 1910), usually referred to in English as Leo Tolstoy, was a Russian writer who is regarded as one of the greatest authors of all time.Born to an aristocratic Russian family in 1828, he is best known for the novels War and Peace (1869) and Anna Karenina (1877), often cited as pinnacles of realist fiction. He first achieved literary acclaim in his twenties with his semi-autobiographical trilogy, Childhood, Boyhood, and Youth (1852–1856), and Sevastopol Sketches (1855), based upon his experiences in the Crimean War. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leo_Tolstoy< Less
My Religion By Leo, graf Tolstoy
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy (/ˈtoʊlstɔɪ,... More > ˈtɒl-/; Russian: Лев Никола́евич Толсто́й, pronounced [lʲɛf nʲɪkɐˈlaɪvʲɪtɕ tɐlˈstoj] ( listen); 9 September [O.S. 28 August] 1828 – 20 November [O.S. 7 November] 1910), usually referred to in English as Leo Tolstoy, was a Russian writer who is regarded as one of the greatest authors of all time.Born to an aristocratic Russian family in 1828, he is best known for the novels War and Peace (1869) and Anna Karenina (1877), often cited as pinnacles of realist fiction. He first achieved literary acclaim in his twenties with his semi-autobiographical trilogy, Childhood, Boyhood, and Youth (1852–1856), and Sevastopol Sketches (1855), based upon his experiences in the Crimean War. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leo_Tolstoy< Less
The Kreutzer Sonata and Other Stories By Leo, graf Tolstoy
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy (/ˈtoʊlstɔɪ,... More > ˈtɒl-/; Russian: Лев Никола́евич Толсто́й, pronounced [lʲɛf nʲɪkɐˈlaɪvʲɪtɕ tɐlˈstoj] ( listen); 9 September [O.S. 28 August] 1828 – 20 November [O.S. 7 November] 1910), usually referred to in English as Leo Tolstoy, was a Russian writer who is regarded as one of the greatest authors of all time.Born to an aristocratic Russian family in 1828, he is best known for the novels War and Peace (1869) and Anna Karenina (1877), often cited as pinnacles of realist fiction. He first achieved literary acclaim in his twenties with his semi-autobiographical trilogy, Childhood, Boyhood, and Youth (1852–1856), and Sevastopol Sketches (1855), based upon his experiences in the Crimean War. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leo_Tolstoy< Less
How Dare She? By Helen Rose Doherty
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How Dare She
? is a shocking, funny and heartwarming novel about the confusion and crisis that can hit in life. What happens when you turn around to discover you are not in love with your... More > husband anymore? What happens when your business – your baby – is rocked by the recession and financial security starts slipping like sand through your fingers? What does it mean for your own womanhood when your daughters come of age? Chaos ensues. After her father dies, Lily Barthes launches, with enthusiasm, into a reckless love affair and breaks up her family. There follow months of indecision and sexual chaos until she collapses into bed for a week, reduced to sipping the cooking brandy whilst reading Anna Karenina over and over. Lily can’t decide what to have for breakfast, let alone work out who is the right man for her. But the real quandary lies far deeper. When will Lily Barthes let go of the idea of ‘a solution’ and find the courage to be herself?< Less
What Men Live By, and Other Tales By Leo, graf Tolstoy
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy (/ˈtoʊlstɔɪ,... More > ˈtɒl-/; Russian: Лев Никола́евич Толсто́й, pronounced [lʲɛf nʲɪkɐˈlaɪvʲɪtɕ tɐlˈstoj] ( listen); 9 September [O.S. 28 August] 1828 – 20 November [O.S. 7 November] 1910), usually referred to in English as Leo Tolstoy, was a Russian writer who is regarded as one of the greatest authors of all time.Born to an aristocratic Russian family in 1828, he is best known for the novels War and Peace (1869) and Anna Karenina (1877), often cited as pinnacles of realist fiction. He first achieved literary acclaim in his twenties with his semi-autobiographical trilogy, Childhood, Boyhood, and Youth (1852–1856), and Sevastopol Sketches (1855), based upon his experiences in the Crimean War. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leo_Tolstoy< Less

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