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Tolstoy and his problems

Aylmer Maude

Tolstoy and his problems

essays.

by Aylmer Maude

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Published by Richards in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tolstoĭ, L. N. -- 1828-1910

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    Open LibraryOL20253219M

      The children’s book took its cue from a short story Tolstoy published in as part of his collection What Men Live By, and other tales. Tolstoy’s parable involves a king who believed that if he knew the answers to three questions he would be successful at anything he attempted.   Love and Hate: A Tolstoy Family Tale Leo Tolstoy's novel Anna Karenina opens with the line: "All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way." A new book .

    Tolstoy began his philosophical meditations from the reasoning of the philosophers Kant and Schopenhauer who had stated that to prove the existence of God would be impossible. For Tolstoy this was the same as if they told him that his existence is accidental and meaningless. "Must surely rank among the most impressively intelligent biographies ever written."--Zena Sutherland, The Economist In this landmark biography of Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy, A. N. Wilson narrates the complex drama of the writer's life: his childhood of aristocratic privilege but emotional deprivation, his discovery of his literary genius after aimless years of gambling and womanizing, and 4/5(5).

    In the s, Russian author Leo Tolstoy wrote his first great novel, War and Peace. In , Tolstoy set to work on the second of his best-known novels, Anna Karenina. He continued to write Born: Leo Tolstoy (–) is one of the world’s greatest writers. Best known for his brilliantly crafted epic novels War and Peace and Anna Karenina, he used his works to address the problems of Russian society, politics, and traditions.3/5(1).


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Assessing the relevance of Tolstoy's thought and teachings for the current day, Tolstoy and His Problems: Views from the Twenty-First Century is a collection of essays by a group of Tolstoy specialists who are leading scholars in the humanities and social sciences.

In the broadest sense—with essays on a variety of issues that occupied Tolstoy, such as nihilism, mysticism, social theory Cited by: 1.

Aylmer Maude and his wife, Tolstoy and his problems book Maude, were English translators of Tolstoy's works, and Aylmer Maude also wrote his friend Tolstoy's living many years in Russia the Maudes spent the rest of their life in England translating Tolstoy's writing and promoting public interest in his work.5/5(1).

Book Description: Assessing the relevance of Tolstoy's thought and teachings for the current day,Tolstoy and His Problems: Views from the Twenty-First Centuryis a collection of essays by a group of Tolstoy specialists who are leading scholars in the humanities and social the broadest sense-with essays on a variety of issues that occupied Tolstoy, such as nihilism, mysticism, social.

Assessing the relevance of Tolstoy's thought and teachings for the current day, Tolstoy and His Problems: Views from the Twenty-First Century is a collection of essays by a group of Tolstoy specialists who are leading scholars in the humanities and social sciences.

In the broadest sensewith essays on a variety of issues that occupied Tolstoy, such as nihilism, mysticism,Ratings: 0. Tolstoy is best known for his two longest works, War and Peace and Anna Karenina, which are commonly regarded as among the finest novels ever written.

War and Peace in particular seems virtually to define this form for many readers and critics. Among Tolstoy's shorter works, The Death of Ivan Ilyich is usually classed among the best examples of Format: Paperback.

Assessing the relevance of Tolstoy's thought and teachings for the current day, Tolstoy and His Problems: Views from the Twenty-First Century is a collection of essays by a group of Tolstoy specialists who are leading scholars in the humanities and social sciences.

In the broadest sense—with essays on a variety of issues that occupied Tolstoy, such as nihilism, mysticism, social theory. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Tolstoy and His Problems by Aylmer Maude (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products. Assessing the relevance of Tolstoy's thought and teachings for the current day, Tolstoy and His Problems: Views from the Twenty-First Century is a collection of essays by a group of Tolstoy specialists who are leading scholars in the humanities and social sciences.

In the broadest sense—with essays on a variety of issues that occupied Tolstoy, such as nihilism, mysticism, social theory Author: Inessa Medzhibovskaya.

Tolstoy was born at Yasnaya Polyana, a family estate 12 kilometres ( mi) southwest of Tula, Russia, and kilometres ( mi) south of was the fourth of five children of Count Nikolai Ilyich Tolstoy (–), a veteran of the Patriotic War ofand Countess Mariya Tolstaya (née Volkonskaya; –).His mother died when he was two and his father when he was nine.

Assessing the relevance of Tolstoy's thought and teachings for the current day, Tolstoy and His Problems: Views from the Twenty-First Century is a collection of essays by a group of Tolstoy specialists who are leading scholars in the humanities and social sciences. In the broadest sense—with essays on a variety of issues that occupied Tolstoy, such as nihilism, mysticism, social theory.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Maude, Aylmer, Tolstoy and his problems. London, G. Richards, (OCoLC) Named Person. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Maude, Aylmer, Tolstoy and his problems.

New York, Haskell House, (OCoLC) Named Person. Tolstoy and His Problems Medzhibovskaya, Inessa, Denner, Michael A., Love, Jeff, Paperni, Vladimir, For additional information about this book In the religious and philosophical rhetoric Tolstoy deployed in his writ-ings on Christianity in the years just before and after the turn of the twenti-Cited by: 1.

his marketing director: “It turns out that Lev Tolstoy is solely the source of problems for you. You cannot even use his name in full. You need only his title” (95; emphasis added). Inspired by Lev Tolstoy, Count T saves himself by talking with his horse and periodically escaping into an eternal realm at the most crucial and improper moments.

The Cossacks (Russian: Казаки [Kazaki]) is a short novel by Leo Tolstoy, published in in the popular literary magazine The Russian was originally called Young Manhood. Both Ivan Turgenev and the Nobel prize-winning Russian writer Ivan Bunin gave the work great praise, Turgenev calling it his favorite work by Tolstoy.

Tolstoy began work on the story in August Author: Leo Tolstoy. 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 particular seems virtually to define this form for many readers and critics. Among Tolstoy’s shorter works, The Death of Ivan Ilyich () is usually classed among the best examples of the novella.

Facing Death with Tolstoy. By Mary Bear three novels in an evening plus six new book manuscripts over a weekend were his normal regime. In addition to. From the very beginning there were problems. For one, the diarist obviously found it difficult to sustain the flow of narrative.

To fill the pages of his first diary, beginning on day two, Tolstoy. Leo Tolstoy is widely considered in the west to be the greatest writer of all time and this year sees the release of a film, The Last Station, to mark the centenary of his : Guardian Staff. Maude, Aylmer, Tolstoy and his problems: essays / (New York: Funk & Wagnalls, ) (page images at HathiTrust) Maude, Aylmer, Tolstoy and his problems: essays / (London: G.

Richards, ) (page images at HathiTrust). Tolstoy’s unorthodox version of Christianity means many of his conclusions/solutions to the problems he raises are suspect (in his nonfiction book The Kingdom of God is Within You, he repudiates the Apostles Creed and the Nicene Creed as he considers the cross anathema.

Instead, he clings to a very literal interpretation of the Sermon on the. Gleaned from his diaries, and the diaries of his wife, Wilson details the life of the writer and the thinker, whose art grew from three ‘uneasy and irresolvable’ relationships – with women, with Russia, and with biography commences with the death of his mother at 40 when Count Lev (Leo) Nikolayevich Tolstoy () was barely /5(30).The metadata below describe the original scanning.

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