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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 fourth and final drama consists of the managerial ascendance of Dalleson's competently assisted usurpation of immediate pragmatic military success on Anopopei due to a nicely Tolstoyan combination of managerial competence and sheer chance.
The kibbutzim and moshavim, communal and cooperative villages, as well as the "pioneer" youth movements, which were the foundation of the whole enterprise, were mostly Tolstoyan socialist, some of them even Marxist.
It became a Tolstoyan epic that said more about a fear of giving into the dying of the light than it did about hitting a ball over a net.
The notion that Sam here embodies this Tolstoyan ideal of passive resistance explains more thoroughly, I believe, Sam's decision not to retaliate with violence than does the oft-quoted explanation offered by South African actor Zakes Mokae, who played Sam both in the play's original 1982 Fugard-directed production at the Yale Repertory Theater and in the 1985 Michael Lindsay-Hogg film production.
While Tolstoy (a luxuriantly bearded Christopher Plummer) and his Tolstoyan ideals of a new social order are at the heart of the story, it's Mirren's Sofya who runs away with the film.
His ardent followers, led by Vladimir Chertkov (Paul Giamatti), start the Tolstoyan movement advocating passive resistance.
Steinberg retorts with a grand, Tolstoyan question, marking Elisha's own perplexities: how can people do these things?
Moreover, the titles of Ivanovitch's works are unambiguously parodies of Tolstoyan titles (Hay 284).
Topics include transposition and transition in Berlioz's Romeo et Juliette, Verdi's musical translation of Shakespeare's linguistic dramaturgy; Janacek's reinterpretation of Tolstoyan themes in his String Quartet No.
On the one occasion when she meets the Tolstoyan mouthpiece, Constantine Levin, her eyes trouble him both in her portrait and in the woman he meets.
Harford would distinguish between Christian and Tolstoyan morality in 'Two Kinds of Morality,' The Fellowship, vol.