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Tolstoy: Plays: Volume I: 1856-1886 #2020

Tolstoy Plays Volume I Although Tolstoy s fame rests on his novels he was also a prolific dramatist yet this part of his oeuvre has been consistently neglected by scholars and readers alike Because the plays are satirical

  • Title: Tolstoy: Plays: Volume I: 1856-1886
  • Author: Leo Tolstoy Marvin Kantor Tanya Tulchinsky
  • ISBN: 9780810111097
  • Page: 424
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Tolstoy: Plays: Volume I: 1856-1886 By Leo Tolstoy Marvin Kantor Tanya Tulchinsky, Although Tolstoy s fame rests on his novels, he was also a prolific dramatist yet this part of his oeuvre has been consistently neglected by scholars and readers alike Because the plays are satirical, didactic, and colored by complex peasant dialect, earlier translations have been flawed Now the noted Slavic philologist Marvin Kantor and Tatiana Tulchinsky have preparedAlthough Tolstoy s fame rests on his novels, he was also a prolific dramatist yet this part of his oeuvre has been consistently neglected by scholars and readers alike Because the plays are satirical, didactic, and colored by complex peasant dialect, earlier translations have been flawed Now the noted Slavic philologist Marvin Kantor and Tatiana Tulchinsky have prepared the first complete English translations of Tolstoy s plays These latter pieces provide fascinating insight into Tolstoy s life and his development as a writer.Volume One includes A Family of GentlefolkA Practical ManAn Uncle s BlessingFree LoveAn Infected FamilyThe NihilistDramatization of the Legend about AggeusThe First Moonshiner

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    1. Tolstoy s early plays consist of fragments and some fable like morality tales The Nihilist is a rather plain drama featuring the angst of a family as it prepares a surprise for name day I guess that s a Russian thing The Legend About Aggeus and The First Moonshiner seem very similar to European Morality Plays, with simple and exaggerated lessons on virtue and sin but without the allegorical characters These were intended for peasant audiences These are interesting as Tolstoy s first attempts at [...]

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