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Lev Tolstoy

16 contributions found for Russian Life and/or Chtenia.

Lev Tolstoy LEV TOLSTOY (1828-1910) is the most famous of Russian writers. Most all of his works have been translated multiple times, with recent translations of War and Peace and Anna Karenina by the team of Richard Pevear and Larisa Volkhonskaya being the most notable. Resurrection was his last novel, and it focuses on the themes of sin and redemption, and on the hypocrisy of the church. Tolstoy used the royalties from this work to help the Doukhobors, a Protestant religious sect, emigrate from Russia to Canada.


War and Peace

Chtenia: Fall 2017
The wolf hunting scene.
Author: Lev Tolstoy
Translator: Louise Maude and Aylmer Maude

Anna Karenina

Chtenia: Spring 2017
In these excerpts from Tolstoy’s classic novel, we check in on Anna, Vronsky, Levin and Kitty after all have made their respective romantic choices. None, save perhaps Kitty, are realizing the happiness they dreamed of, but at least two of them will overcome this.
Author: Lev Tolstoy
Translator: Constance Garnett

The Living Corpse

Chtenia: Summer 2016
Act 1, Scene 2 (excerpt)
Author: Lev Tolstoy
Translator: Aylmer Maude

Sevastopol in December

Chtenia: Winter 2016
An excerpt from Tolstoy's classic account of the Crimean War.
Author: Lev Tolstoy
Translator: Isabel Hapgood

After the Ball

Chtenia: Fall 2012
Excerpt from one of Tolstoy's later and lesser known stories, in which he seems to revert to his earlier, more literary style. In English and Russian
Author: Lev Tolstoy
Translator: Lydia Razran Stone
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Alyosha the Pot

Chtenia: Fall 2012
One of the author's last stories, and one of his most poignant. Not published until after his death. In English and Russian.
Author: Lev Tolstoy
Translator: Michael Katz
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Fanfaronov's Mountain (The Ant Brothers)

Chtenia: Fall 2012
In English and Russian
Author: Lev Tolstoy
Translator: Lydia Razran Stone
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Natasha at the Opera

Chtenia: Fall 2012
Excerpt from War and Peace. In English and Russian.
Author: Lev Tolstoy
Translator: Lydia Razran Stone
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Petya's Fugue

Chtenia: Fall 2012
Excerpt from War and Peace. In English and Russian.
Author: Lev Tolstoy
Translator: Lydia Razran Stone
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The Cossacks

Chtenia: Fall 2012
One of Tolstoy's earlier classic works, featuring beautiful description of the Caucasus. In English and Russian
Author: Lev Tolstoy
Translator: Lydia Razran Stone
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