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When Marshal of the Nobility Pozdnyshev suspects his wife of having an affair with her music partner, his jealousy consumes him and drives him to murder. Controversial upon publication in 1890,The Kreutzer Sonatailluminates Tolstoy's then-feverish Christian ideals, his conflicts with lust and the hypocrisies of nineteenth-century marriage, and his thinking on the role of art and music in society. In her Introduction, Doris Lessing shows how relevantThe Kreutzer Sonatais to our understanding of Tolstoy the artist, as well as to feminism and literature. This Modern Library Paperback Classic also contains Tolstoy'sSequel to the Kruetzer Sonata. From the Trade Paperback edition.

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Doris Lessing was born in Persia in 1919 to British parents, and grew up in Rhodesia. She has written more than twenty books, including the twentieth-century feminist classic The Golden Notebook and, most recently, The Sweetest Dream. She writes and lives in England.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307432353
Publisher:
Modern Library
Subject:
Fiction : General
Translator:
Kamen, Isai
Translated by:
Isai Kamen
Introduction:
Lessing, Doris
Author:
Denner, Michael A.
Author:
Tolstoy, Leo
Author:
Isai Kamen
Author:
Kamen, Isai
Author:
Tolstoy (graf), Leo
Author:
Leo Tolstoy (graf)
Subject:
Russian & Former Soviet Union
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20030909
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
95

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"Synopsis" by , Doris Lessing was born in Persia in 1919 to British parents, and grew up in Rhodesia. She has written more than twenty books, including the twentieth-century feminist classic The Golden Notebook and, most recently, The Sweetest Dream. She writes and lives in England.
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