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Tolstoy: A Critical Introduction (Major European Authors Series) Hardcover – December 1, 1969


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This is a critical introduction to the novels and short stories of Tolstoy, treating them in their own right as works of literature, not as biographical evidence or contributions to a philosophical system. The heart of the book, inevitably, is in the examination of War and Peace and Anna Karenina, but most of Tolstoy's other fiction is also discussed.
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Product Details

  • Series: Major European Authors Series
  • Hardcover: 300 pages
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press; 1 edition (December 1, 1969)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0521074932
  • ISBN-13: 978-0521074933
  • Product Dimensions: 8.6 x 5.8 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,712,349 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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1 of 2 people found the following review helpful By P. Giorgio on February 16, 2008
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Well organized critical analysis of Tolstoy's major work by a critic who loves him. In it he counters critics less enamoured of T's work often on a line-by-line analysis of the beauty and depth of the text. Good one to own, mark, quote and refer to forever.
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