In quest of Tolstoy by McLean, Hugh

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Published by Academic Studies Press in Boston .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Tolstoy, Leo, -- graf, -- 1828-1910 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Tolstoy, Leo, -- graf, -- 1828-1910 -- Influence

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementHugh McLean.
SeriesStudies in Russian and Slavic literatures, cultures and history
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPG3410 .M35 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16414161M
ISBN 109781934843024
LC Control Number2008000960

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And he first achieved success in the writing world during his twenties, when he published a trilogy of novels: ‘Childhood’, ‘Boyhood’ & ‘Youth’.

The novel opens with the famous sentence: "Happy families are all alike, every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way." Tolstoy juxtaposed in the work crises of family life with the quest for the meaning of life and social justice.

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With his greatest works behind him, he found his sense of purpose dwindling as his celebrity and public acclaim billowed, sinking into a state of deep depression and melancholia despite having a large estate, good health for his age, a wife who had born him.

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Count Leo Tolstoy () was born at Yasnaya Polyana, his ancestral estate located about miles from Moscow.

While he would live and travel in other places over the years, he always considered this family residence in the Russian heartland as his home. His lifelong quest for truth and meaning began while he was a university student.

Especially in the first half of his writing career Tolstoy created female characters who often embodied the potent and volatile emotions aroused by love.

Studied both as individuals and as a chronological aggregate, these heroines rehearse and refine over time a quest to find and put into practice the elusive concept of “true love.”.

Readers of The Death of Ivan Ilych, The Kreutzer Sonata, Father Sergius, Master and Man and Hadji Murad will recognize the brilliant younger novelist, now transfigured by his passionate quest for salvation and forgiveness.

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