Tolstoy or Dostoevsky (English Edition) by George Steiner

Tolstoy or Dostoevsky (English Edition) by George Steiner

George Steiner's Tolstoy or Dostoevsky has become a classic among scholars of Russian literature. An essay in poetic and philosophic criticism that bears mainly on the Russian masters, Tolstoy or Dostoevsky deals also with larger themes: the epic tradition extending from Homer to Tolstoy; the continuity of a "tragic world view" from Oedipus Rex to King Lear and The Brothers Karamazov; the contrasts between the epic and dramatic modes, between irreconcilably opposed views of God and of history.

Tolstoy or Dostoevsky (English Edition) by George Steiner

George Steiner's Tolstoy or Dostoevsky has become a classic among scholars of Russian literature. An essay in poetic and philosophic criticism that bears mainly on the Russian masters, Tolstoy or Dostoevsky deals also with larger themes: the epic tradition extending from Homer to Tolstoy; the continuity of a "tragic world view" from Oedipus Rex to King Lear and The Brothers Karamazov; the contrasts between the epic and dramatic modes, between irreconcilably opposed views of God and of history.

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The english first edition of crime and punishment sold for 13 500 photograph dominic winter auctioneers when she researched the book online she found record of a sale of a us first edition. Leo tolstoy russian author a master of realistic fiction and one of the world s greatest novelists tolstoy is best known for his two longest works war and peace 1865 69 and anna karenina 1875 77 which are monly regarded as among the finest novels ever written war and peace in. It s hardly fair to pare her book with joseph frank s 50 years in the making life of dostoevsky but in terms of english language biographies at least tolstoy s great rival currently has the.

Gee steiner s tolstoy or dostoevsky has bee a classic among scholars of russian literature an essay in poetic and philosophic criticism that bears mainly on the russian masters tolstoy or dostoevsky deals also with larger themes the epic tradition extending from homer to tolstoy the continuity of a tragic world view from oedipus rex to king lear and the brothers karamazov the. Buy dostoevsky tolstoy and nietzsche first edition by shestov lev isbn 9780821400531 from s book store everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. The first book of criticism from the acclaimed author of after babel a provocative and probing look at russian literature s most influential writers the new york times literary criticism writes steiner should arise out of a debt of love abiding by his own rule tolstoy or dostoevsky is an impassioned work inspired by steiner s conviction that the legacies of.

This course is cross listed with english 125c a close reading of selected works of dostoevsky and tolstoy in conjunction with english novels we will focus on how the russian and english novels resemble one another differ from one another and respond to one another especially in their treatment of love family munity and society and in the workings of the novel as a genre. Count lev nikolayevich tolstoy ? t o? l s t ?? ? t ? l russian ??? ?????????? ??????? tr lev nikoláyevich tolstóy l?ef n??k??la?v??t? t?l?stoj 9 september o s 28 august 1828 20 november o s 7 november 1910 usually referred to in english as leo tolstoy was a russian writer who is regarded as one of the greatest authors of all.