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  • Title: Tolstoy: Plays: Volume I: 1856-1886
  • Author: Leo Tolstoy Marvin Kantor Tanya Tulchinsky
  • ISBN: 9780810111097
  • Page: 383
  • Format: Hardcover

  • Tolstoy: Plays: Volume I: 1856-1886 By Leo Tolstoy Marvin Kantor Tanya Tulchinsky Although Tolstoy s fame rests on his novels, he was also a prolific dramatist yet this part of his oeuvre has been consistently neglected by scholars and readers alike Because the plays are satirical, didactic, and colored by complex peasant dialect, earlier translations have been flawed Now the noted Slavic philologist Marvin Kantor and Tatiana Tulchinsky have preparedAlthough Tolstoy s fame rests on his novels, he was also a prolific dramatist yet this part of his oeuvre has been consistently neglected by scholars and readers alike Because the plays are satirical, didactic, and colored by complex peasant dialect, earlier translations have been flawed Now the noted Slavic philologist Marvin Kantor and Tatiana Tulchinsky have prepared the first complete English translations of Tolstoy s plays These latter pieces provide fascinating insight into Tolstoy s life and his development as a writer.Volume One includes A Family of GentlefolkA Practical ManAn Uncle s BlessingFree LoveAn Infected FamilyThe NihilistDramatization of the Legend about AggeusThe First Moonshiner
    Leo Tolstoy Marvin Kantor Tanya Tulchinsky
    Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy Russian commonly Leo Tolstoy in Anglophone countries was a Russian writer who primarily wrote novels and short stories Later in life, he also wrote plays and essays His two most famous works, the novels War and Peace and Anna Karenina, are acknowledged as two of the greatest novels of all time and a pinnacle of realist fiction Many consider Tolstoy to have been one of the world s greatest novelists Tolstoy is equally known for his complicated and paradoxical persona and for his extreme moralistic and ascetic views, which he adopted after a moral crisis and spiritual awakening in the 1870s, after which he also became noted as a moral thinker and social reformer.His literal interpretation of the ethical teachings of Jesus, centering on the Sermon on the Mount, caused him in later life to become a fervent Christian anarchist and anarcho pacifist His ideas on nonviolent resistance, expressed in such works as The Kingdom of God Is Within You, were to have a profound impact on such pivotal twentieth century figures as Mohandas Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Tolstoy: Plays: Volume I: 1856-1886 By Leo Tolstoy Marvin Kantor Tanya Tulchinsky

    Commentaires:

    Keith
    Tolstoy s early plays consist of fragments and some fable like morality tales The Nihilist is a rather plain drama featuring the angst of a family as it prepares a surprise for name day I guess that s a Russian thing The Legend About Aggeus and The First Moonshiner seem very similar to European Morality Plays, with simple and exaggerated lessons on virtue and sin but without the allegorical characters These were intended for peasant audiences These are interesting as Tolstoy s first attempts at [...]

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