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The Death of Ivan Ilyich: And, Master and Man

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This new edition combines Tolstoy’s most famous short tale, The Death of Ivan Ilyich, with a less well known but equally brilliant gem, Master and Man, both newly translated by Ann Pasternak Slater. Both stories confront death and the process of dying: In Ivan Ilyich, a bureaucrat looks back over his life, which suddenly seems meaningless and wasteful, while in Master and Man, a landowner and servant must each confront the value of the other as they brave a devastating snowstorm. The quintessential Tolstoyan themes of mortality, spiritual redemption, and life’s meaning are nowhere more movingly and deftly explored than in these two tales.

This unique edition also includes a critical Introduction and extensive notes by Ann Pasternak Slater, a Fellow at St. Anne’s College, Oxford.

From the Hardcover edition.

Synopsis:

A new translation of two Tolstoy masterpieces includes The Death of Ivan Ilyich, in which a peaceful public official in the Russian provinces has his life permanently changed by a serious illness that no doctor can accurately diagnose, as well as Master and Man, in which a master and a servant confront their relationship, role in life, and value during a devastating blizzard. 20,000 first printing.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781588363374
Subtitle:
And, Master and Man
Publisher:
Modern Library
Translator:
Slater, Ann Pasternak
Translated by:
Ann Slater
Author:
Tolstoy, Leo
Author:
Tolstoy (graf), Leo
Author:
Leo Tolstoy (graf)
Author:
Slater, Ann
Author:
Ann Slater
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction-Literary
Subject:
Fiction : Literary
Subject:
Fiction : General
Subject:
Russian & Former Soviet Union
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Edition Description:
Modern Library
Publication Date:
20030901
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
116

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Fiction and Poetry » Literature » A to Z

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"Synopsis" by , A new translation of two Tolstoy masterpieces includes The Death of Ivan Ilyich, in which a peaceful public official in the Russian provinces has his life permanently changed by a serious illness that no doctor can accurately diagnose, as well as Master and Man, in which a master and a servant confront their relationship, role in life, and value during a devastating blizzard. 20,000 first printing.
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