Tolstoy; his life and writings.
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Published by Haskell House in New York .
Written in English


  • Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910.

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Edition Notes

SeriesModern biographies.
LC ClassificationsPG3385 .G3 1974
The Physical Object
Pagination107 p.
Number of Pages107
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5046596M
ISBN 10083831970X
LC Control Number74007035

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Tolstoy was one of the first thinkers to pose the problem of life’s meaning in a modern way. Tolstoy tells us that he wrote to make money, take care of his family, and to distract himself from questions about meaning. But later—when seized with questions about the meaning of life and death—he came to regard his literary work as worthless. 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 finest novels ever written. War and Peace in. Tolstoy His Life and Writings Paperback – Septem by Edward Garnett (Author) › Visit Amazon's Edward Garnett Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central Author: Edward Garnett. Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Garnett, Edward, Tolstoy; his life and writings. London, Constable and Co.

Bartlett, Rosamund. Tolstoy: A Russian Life This book is not an exegesis of War and Peace or Anna Karenina, but a meticulously detailed life of Pyotr Andreyevich Tolstoy, the man. A glance at Bartlett’s Select Bibliography runs to 9 pages of small print, embracing Cited by: COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. This banner text can have markup.. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. The Kingdom of God Is Within You (pre-reform Russian: Царство Божіе внутри васъ; post-reform Russian: Царство Божие внутри вас, tr. Tsárstvo Bózhiye vnutrí vas) is a non-fiction book written by Leo Tolstoy.A philosophical treatise, the book was first published in Germany in after being banned in his home country of : Leo Tolstoy.

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