The Cambridge Companion to Tolstoy (Cambridge Companions to by Donna Tussing Orwin

By Donna Tussing Orwin

most sensible recognized for his nice novels, conflict and Peace and Anna Karenina, Tolstoy is still one crucial nineteenth-century writers; all through his occupation which spanned approximately 3 quarters of a century, he wrote fiction, journalistic essays and academic textbooks. The specifically commissioned essays within the Cambridge spouse to Tolstoy do justice to the sheer quantity of Tolstoy's writing. Key dimensions of his writing and lifestyles are explored in essays concentrating on his courting to renowned writing, the difficulty of gender and sexuality in his fiction and his aesthetics. The creation presents a quick, unified account of the fellow, for whom his paintings used to be just one task between many. the amount is definitely supported by way of supplementary fabric together with a close consultant to extra analyzing and a chronology of Tolstoy's existence, the main accomplished compiled in English so far. Altogether the amount offers a useful source for college kids and students alike.

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