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Confession - 10 edition

Confession (ISBN10: 0141042559; ISBN13: 9780141042558)
ISBN13: 978-0141042558
ISBN10: 0141042559

Summary: ''At this time I began to write, from vanity, greed, and pride. In my writings I did exactly as in life. In order to possess the glory and the wealth for whose sake I wrote, it was necessary to conceal the good, and to display the bad. And so I did.'' Tolstoy's autobiographical essay'' ''is a dissection of his soul, a study of his life's movement away from the religious certainties of youth, and a vital piece of reading which contextualizes the great works he is best known for. Marki
ng the point at which his life moved from the worldly to the spiritual, Tolstoy's philosophical reassessment of the Orthodox faith is a work that holds vital spiritual and intellectual importance to this very day.
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Summary: ''At this time I began to write, from vanity, greed, and pride. In my writings I did exactly as in life. In order to possess the glory and the wealth for whose sake I wrote, it was necessary to conceal the good, and to display the bad. And so I did.'' Tolstoy's autobiographical essay'' ''is a dissection of his soul, a study of his life's movement away from the religious certainties of youth, and a vital piece of reading which contextualizes the great works he is best known for. Marking the point at which his life moved from the worldly to the spiritual, Tolstoy's philosophical reassessment of the Orthodox faith is a work that holds vital spiritual and intellectual importance to this very day. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 10
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Books, Inc.
Year Published: 2010
International: No



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