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The text of this revised Norton Critical Edition of Leo Tolstoy's epic novel is based on the Louise and Aylmer Maude translation. The editor has made revisions where appropriate; the annotations have also been revised and expanded.

Three maps of Napoleon's campaigns and battles in Russia are included, making the military aspects of the novel easier to follow.

Backgrounds and Sources includes the publication history of War and Peace, selections from Tolstoy's letters and diaries as well as three drafts of his introduction to the novel that elucidate the its evolution, and an 1868 article by Tolstoy in which he reacts to his critics.

Criticism includes twenty essays, seven of them new, that provide diverse perspectives on the novel by Nikolai Strakhov, V. I. Lenin, Henry James, Isaiah Berlin, D. S. Mirsky, Kathryn Feuer, Lydia Ginzburg, Richard Gustafson, Gary Saul Morson, and Caryl Emerson, among others.A Chronology and Selected Bibliography are also included.

About the Series: No other series of classic texts equals the caliber of the Norton Critical Editions. Each volume combines the most authoritative text available with the comprehensive pedagogical apparatus necessary to appreciate the work fully. Careful editing, first-rate translation, and thorough explanatory annotations allow each text to meet the highest literary standards while remaining accessible to students. Each edition is printed on acid-free paper and every text in the series remains in print. Norton Critical Editions are the choice for excellence in scholarship for students at more than 2,000 universities worldwide.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393096729
Author:
Tolstoy, Leo
Publisher:
Norton
Author:
Gibian, George
Location:
New York ;
Subject:
Voéina i mir
Subject:
Classics
Edition Description:
Bibliography: p. 1484.
Series:
Norton Critical Editions
Series Volume:
116
Publication Date:
19960119
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Pages:
1200
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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