Poetry Madness
 
 

Recently Viewed clear list


Interviews | March 17, 2014

Shawn Donley: IMG Peter Stark: The Powells.com Interview



Peter StarkIt's hard to believe that 200 years ago, the Pacific Northwest was one of the most remote and isolated regions in the world. In 1810, four years... Continue »
  1. $19.59 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$38.25
New Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
available for shipping or prepaid pickup only
Available for In-store Pickup
in 7 to 12 days
Qty Store Section
25 Remote Warehouse Literary Criticism- General

More copies of this ISBN

This title in other editions

The Cambridge Companion to Tolstoy (Cambridge Companions to Literature)

by

The Cambridge Companion to Tolstoy (Cambridge Companions to Literature) Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Key dimensions of Tolstoy's writing and life are explored in this collection of specially commissioned essays. While the essays focus on Tolstoy's artistic production, the introduction provides a brief, unified account of the man for whom art was only one activity among many. The essays are enhanced by supplementary material including a chronology of the period and detailed guides to further reading. Altogether the volume provides an invaluable resource for scholars and students.

Synopsis:

Key dimensions of Tolstoy's writing and life are explored in this collection of specially commissioned essays.

About the Author

Donna Orwin is Professor in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Toronto. She has published widely on Russian literature and Tolstoy in particular.

Table of Contents

Notes on contributors; Editor's preface; Acknowledgements; Notes on editions, citations and transliterations; Chronology; Introduction: Tolstoy as artist and public figure Donna Tussing Orwin; Part I. The Three Novels: 1. War and Peace Gary Saul Morson; 2. Anna Karenina Barbara Lönnqvist; 3. Resurrection Hugh McLean; Part II. Genres: 4. Tolstoy as a writer of popular literature Gary R. Jahn; 5. The long short story in Tolstoy's fiction Richard Freeborn; 6. Tolstoy staged in Paris, Berlin and London W. Gareth Jones; Part III. General Topics: 7. The development of style and theme in Tolstoy Liza Knapp; 8. History and autobiography in Tolstoy Andrew Wachtel; 9. Women, sexuality, and the family in Tolstoy Edwina Cruise; 10. Tolstoy in the twentieth century George R. Clay; 11. Courage in Tolstoy Donna Tussing Orwin; 12. Tolstoy's aesthetics Caryl Emerson; Guide to further reading; Index to Tolstoy's works and characters; General index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521520003
Editor:
Orwin, Donna Tussing
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Editor:
Orwin, Donna Tussing
Editor:
Donna Tussing, Orwin
Author:
Orwin, Donna Tussing
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
Russian & Former Soviet Union
Subject:
Tolstoy, Leo
Subject:
Criticism and interpretation
Subject:
Tolstoy, Leo - Criticism and interpretation
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Subject:
European
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Literature
Publication Date:
20021031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.57x6.06x.74 in. .91 lbs.

Other books you might like

  1. The Portable Tolstoy Used Trade Paper $8.95
  2. Tolstoy's Short Fiction: Revised... Used Trade Paper $12.50
  3. Farewell to Matyora (European Classics) Used Trade Paper $5.95
  4. The Master and Margarita
    Used Trade Paper $7.95
  5. Winter Notes on Summer Impressions... Used Trade Paper $8.00
  6. The Cambridge Companion to Thomas... New Trade Paper $38.25

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Music » General
Fiction and Poetry » Literature » A to Z
Humanities » Literary Criticism » General
Humanities » Philosophy » General
Religion » Comparative Religion » General

The Cambridge Companion to Tolstoy (Cambridge Companions to Literature) New Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$38.25 In Stock
Product details 288 pages Cambridge University Press - English 9780521520003 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Key dimensions of Tolstoy's writing and life are explored in this collection of specially commissioned essays.
spacer
spacer
  • back to top
Follow us on...




Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.