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Some readers gravitate toward Tolstoy, others toward Dostoyevsky. It is fun to assign camps to your friends and even more fun to argue in favor of your own inclination. The choice takes on a special resonance in Russia, however, where the arts are a central part of the national identity. Recently I flew to St.
Get a funny animated overview of Tolstoy's epic novel “War & Peace” and the key themes it explores in this web exclusive. Print; Cite. Article Details: 5 Things You May Not Know About Leo Tolstoy. Author. Barbara Maranzani. Website Name. History.com. Year Published. 2016. Title. 5 Things You May Not ...

In “Tolstoy's False Disciple,” Alexandra Popoff, the author of the biography “Sophia Tolstoy” and “The Wives: The Women Behind Russia's Literary Giants,” draws on long unavailable archival materials, including Chertkov's letters, to examine the relationship that tore apart Tolstoy's family and threatened his ...
Four years ago, I explained in my blog how enduring misconceptions about Sophia Tolstoy's character and marriage prompted me to write her biography. Back then I could not tell the whole story about the Tolstoys' family drama. At the heart of it was the writer's intimate and troubled relationship with a ...
Michael R. Katz's forthcoming book 'The Kreutzer Sonata Variations' will include two previously untranslated works by Sophia Andreevna Tolstoy which she wrote in response to her husband's controversial story 'The Kreutzer Sonata.' ...
Alexandra Popoff, another Canadian scholar, made extensive use of the museum's archives for “Sophia Tolstoy: A Biography” (the Free Press), also published in 2010, and in the same year, the museum produced, in lavish style, Sophia's two novellas and her son's story, the impetus for Mr. Katz's book.

In Leo Tolstoy's novella The Kreutzer Sonata, the time is the 1880s; the place, a train traveling somewhere in Russia; the situation, a middle-aged man with glittering eyes is telling a stranger the true story of why he killed his wife. His tale, in essence, is a diatribe against the immorality of marriage as he knows it. Men such as ...
The revival of interest in Sophia Tolstoy doesn't begin or end with Michael Hoffman's 2009 film The Last Station, in which Helen Mirren portrayed Leo Tolstoy's wife and muse. A year earlier, for instance, Cathy Porter's translation of Sophia's voluminous diaries was published in Britain. Now, from Alexandra Popoff, ...
Years ago, beginning my archival research for Sophia Tolstoy: A Biography, I discovered that a memoir by Leo Tolstoy's wife remained unpublished. What I learned from Sophia's memoir, letters, and other prose, previously inaccessible, changed my perspective of this woman and her marriage. Sophia has ...
The Tolstoy and Tolstaya book launch featured academics and a speech by the Russian ambassador. Photo: Dave Weatherall.
... Anna Karenina Lives! is a musical comedy romp through time and space that sees vaudeville star Mae West team up with Sophia Tolstoy, ...
... musical comedy romp through time and space that sees vaudeville star Mae West team up with Sophia Tolstoy, widow to the famous novelist, ...
Having opted for the menu based on Sophia Tolstoy's recipes, we were served a mushroom soup, rooster, boiled potatoes with dill, strawberry ...
Get a funny animated overview of Tolstoy's epic novel “War & Peace” and the key themes it explores in this web exclusive. Print; Cite.
In “Tolstoy's False Disciple,” Alexandra Popoff, the author of the biography “Sophia Tolstoy” and “The Wives: The Women Behind Russia's ...
Four years ago, I explained in my blog how enduring misconceptions about Sophia Tolstoy's character and marriage prompted me to write her ...
Michael R. Katz's forthcoming book 'The Kreutzer Sonata Variations' will include two previously untranslated works by Sophia Andreevna ...

Tolstoy, with his wife, Sophia Andreevna Tolstoy, in Crimea in 1902. Credit Fine Art Images/Heritage Images — Getty Images. In her long and ...
The revival of interest in Sophia Tolstoy doesn't begin or end with Michael Hoffman's 2009 film The Last Station, in which Helen Mirren portrayed Leo Tolstoy's ...
Years ago, beginning my archival research for Sophia Tolstoy: A Biography, I discovered that a memoir by Leo Tolstoy's wife remained ...
Having opted for the menu based on Sophia Tolstoy's recipes, we were served a mushroom soup, rooster, boiled potatoes with dill, strawberry ...
Hemingway believed "the best writing [happens] when you are in love," which might explain his serial marriages, while others found that ...
Get a funny animated overview of Tolstoy's epic novel “War & Peace” and the key themes it explores in this web exclusive. Print; Cite.
In “Tolstoy's False Disciple,” Alexandra Popoff, the author of the biography “Sophia Tolstoy” and “The Wives: The Women Behind Russia's ...
Four years ago, I explained in my blog how enduring misconceptions about Sophia Tolstoy's character and marriage prompted me to write her ...
Leo Tolstoy's wife Sophia is finally getting her say with the release of two previously untranslated novellas written by her in response to her ...
Michael R. Katz's forthcoming book 'The Kreutzer Sonata Variations' will include two previously untranslated works by Sophia Andreevna ...
In the story, the protagonist, Anna, is pursued by a man much older than she is, mirroring the age difference between Leo and Sophia Tolstoy.
Tolstoy, with his wife, Sophia Andreevna Tolstoy, in Crimea in 1902. Credit Fine Art Images/Heritage Images — Getty Images. In her long and ...
In Leo Tolstoy's novella The Kreutzer Sonata, the time is the 1880s; the place, a train traveling somewhere in Russia; the situation, a middle-aged man with ...
The revival of interest in Sophia Tolstoy doesn't begin or end with Michael Hoffman's 2009 film The Last Station, in which Helen Mirren portrayed Leo Tolstoy's ...
The revival of interest in Sophia Tolstoy doesn't begin or end with Michael Hoffman's 2009 film The Last Station, in which Helen Mirren portrayed Leo Tolstoy's ...
Years ago, beginning my archival research for Sophia Tolstoy: A Biography, I discovered that a memoir by Leo Tolstoy's wife remained ...
Sophia Tolstoy, the daughter of a Moscow doctor, was 18 when she married the 35-year-old Leo Tolstoy, already a famous author. Sophia ...
... musical comedy romp through time and space that sees vaudeville star Mae West team up with Sophia Tolstoy, widow to the famous novelist, ...
Bad Quarto Productions, a theatre company specializing in performing modern theatre using Shakespearean staging techniques, announces its 2017 season.


 

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