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Tolstoy

Leo, Russian name Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy. 1828--1910, Russian novelist, short-story writer, and philosopher; author of the two monumental novels War and Peace (1865--69) and Anna Karenina (1875--77). Following a spiritual crisis in 1879, he adopted a form of Christianity based on a doctrine of nonresistance to evil
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The Tolstoy essay was written in October, 1903-January, 1904, and was published in 1906.
Tolstoy also found that all known modern-day undersea eruptions have occurred between January and June--when Earth's orbit is most elliptical.
Tolstoy Street was opened from Ibraimov to Shabdan Baatyr streets, while Bokonbayev - from Prospekt Mira to Nekrasov streets 2 weeks ago but are yet to be accepted, mayor of Bishkek Kubanychbek Kulmatov told Tazabek.
A production of Bailiwick Chicago, it is the coming-of-age story of one Amari Bolkonski, a gay black daydreamer, and it melds Holland's personal experiences with just a tad of Tolstoy.
Classical economists such as Adam Smith and David Ricardo, who espoused a labor theory of value, never drew such outrageous conclusions from it, and by the late nineteenth century, while Tolstoy was still intellectually active, the labor theory of value was subjected to thorough refutation, and only socialists and economic illiterates held out in its defense.
Close to the Tsars and to the chief of the secret police, Chertkov represented the very things Tolstoy had renounced--class privilege, unlimited power, and wealth.
The Google Doodle is a slideshow of images that begins with Leo Tolstoy writing intently at his desk by candlelight, followed by a series of images depicting the novelists popular scenes from his works.
Ilych Tolstoy has been invited to attend the opening ceremony of the event, which will be held on April 29, the organizers announced in a press release on Tuesday, OANA reported.
Vladimir Tolstoy presents a lecture on the important phases in the life of his grandfather - the well-known Russian novelist - Count Leo Tolstoy.
It was not in those chapters devoted to Vronsky's passionate pursuit of Anna that Tolstoy wrote his most lyrical prose, but in the ones which are concerned with the natural world, which are all the more moving for their precision and simplicity.
While writing War and Peace, Tolstoy grew increasingly disenchanted with the Napoleon he had previously admired, as is reflected in the published version.
For Marcel Proust, Tolstoy was not a mere aristocrat but a literary divinity at the least, who made an honored French novelist look all too human: in Balzac, Proust wrote, "humanity is judged by a literary man anxious to write a great book; in Tolstoy, by a serene god.