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By Donna Tussing Orwin

A century after Leo Tolstoy's dying, the writer of warfare and Peace is commonly widespread yet too frequently considered simply on the subject of his realism and sense of right and wrong. the various facets of Tolstoy published in those new essays communicate to trendy readers with astounding strength, relevance, and complexity. In a full of life, tough type, major students variety over his lengthy lifestyles, from his first paintings youth to the works of his previous age like Hadji Murat, and the various genres during which he labored, from the key novels to aphorisms and brief tales. The essays current new techniques to his crucial issues: love, dying, non secular religion and doubt, violence, the animal country, and warfare. in addition they examine his reception either in his lifetime and as a consequence. environment new agendas for the learn of this vintage writer, this quantity offers a photograph of present scholarship on Tolstoy.

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