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Tolstoy : Plays V3 : Volume III : 1894-1910 - 98 edition

Tolstoy : Plays V3 : Volume III : 1894-1910 (ISBN10: 0810115999; ISBN13: 9780810115996)
ISBN13: 978-0810115996
ISBN10: 0810115999

Summary: Although Tolstoy's fame rests on his novels, he was also a prolific dramatist. Because his plays are satirical, didactic, and colored by complex peasant dialect, earlier translations have been seriously flawed. These imperfect translations, coupled with Tolstoy's famous polemics against Shakespeare and Chekhov, have reinforced the general misapprehension that Tolstoy was not a dramatist.Now noted Slavic philologist Marvin Kantor and Tatiana Tulchinsky have prepared the first complete English tra
nslation of the great writer's plays. This volume contains plays written during the years 1894 to 1910, including:Peter the BreadmanAnd the Light Shineth in DarknessThe Living CorpseThe Wisdom of ChildrenThe Traveler and the PeasantThe Cause of It All
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Summary: Although Tolstoy's fame rests on his novels, he was also a prolific dramatist. Because his plays are satirical, didactic, and colored by complex peasant dialect, earlier translations have been seriously flawed. These imperfect translations, coupled with Tolstoy's famous polemics against Shakespeare and Chekhov, have reinforced the general misapprehension that Tolstoy was not a dramatist.Now noted Slavic philologist Marvin Kantor and Tatiana Tulchinsky have prepared the first complete English translation of the great writer's plays. This volume contains plays written during the years 1894 to 1910, including:Peter the BreadmanAnd the Light Shineth in DarknessThe Living CorpseThe Wisdom of ChildrenThe Traveler and the PeasantThe Cause of It All...show less

Edition/Copyright: 98
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Publisher: Northwestern University Press
Year Published: 1998
International: No



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