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Leo Tolstoy's War and Peace: an audio guide

OUPblog (blog) - 30 Oct 2017
In this Oxford World's Classics audio guide, Amy Mandelker, Associate Professor of Comparative Literature at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, discusses Leo Tolstoy's War and Peace and suggests ways of approaching this magnificent ...
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Three questions, from Tolstoy, for mindful parenting

KSL.com - 19 Nov 2017
ATLANTA (CNN) — Leo Tolstoy's "War and Peace" is one of literature's greatest hits. It also contains more than half a million words. I'll get to it eventually, possibly not before I retire. But for now, as a parent, one of the more impactful writings ...
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Democracy and the myth of choice

The New Indian Express - 19 Nov 2017
Here is an illustration from Leo Tolstoy. He noticed, in one of his outings in a market place, a young man coming out of a shop and working on a cobble stone with his knife. From a distance, Tolstoy was impressed that a man, who seemed to have no ...
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Could a Bit of Tolstoy and Austen Improve Economic Forecasting?

Knowledge@Wharton - 07 Nov 2017
There is no better source of ethical insight than the novels of Leo Tolstoy, Fyodor Dostoevsky, George Eliot, Jane Austen, Henry James, and the other great realists. Their stories distill the complexity of ethical questions that are too important to be ...
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Dr. Rhonda R. Renfro: Fighting the diversity norm

Vallejo Times Herald - 19 Nov 2017
Leo Tolstoy said, “Everyone ​thinks ​of ​changing ​the ​world, ​but ​no ​one ​thinks ​of changing ​himself.” We are proposing that one small step for mankind might be for each of us to simply become comfortable with our own uncomfortableness.
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Addicted Towns of Pa.: Help us find the answers | Editorial

PennLive.com - 13 Nov 2017
Trying to get your arms around Pennsylvania's opioid epidemic is no simple thing. But an ageless line from the Russian author Leo Tolstoy offers some guidance: "Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way," Tolstoy ...
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KINO favorites: 7 great movies inspired by German books

Deutsche Welle - 17 Nov 2017
She writes, for instance, that the silent movie adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's "Anna Karenina" reduces the "charm, passion and despair” of Tolstoy's protagonist to a crude display of "teeth, pearls and velvet." 'An attack on literature'. Tolstoy himself ...
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Indian Struggles in 1917: On the Eve of the Russian Revolution

Mainstream - 19 Nov 2017
It is known that during his South Africa years Mahatma Gandhi had corresponded with Leo Tolstoy, described by Lenin in 1908 as the mirror of the Russian Revolution. This correspondence was three or four years prior to Gandhi's last major agitation in ...
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20 great city breaks for winter

The Times - 18 Nov 2017
St Petersburg is beautiful under a blanket of snow, conjuring up images from Leo Tolstoy's War and Peace. Go ice-skating at the big rink at Victory Park or on the frozen pond on Yelagin Island. And if you feel daring, take a dip in a frozen lake on the ...
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Every little step

The Times - 19 Nov 2017
Harris's first full-length staged play examined how Leo Tolstoy fetishised his wife to the point of misogyny and masochism. Then came No Romance at Dublin's Abbey Theatre in 2011, looking at technology and the versions of ourselves we project. Our New ...
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All giant fiction writers explain cities in novels: Tarrar

The Nation - 19 Nov 2017
You cannot imagine Dostoevsky without Saint Petersburg and Leo Tolstoy from Moscow. He said his own novel Bahao and Basti also created fictional cities. Tarrar said Mazhur Islam reflected Rawalpindi in his writings. His novels including Punjabi novel ...
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Delhiwale: Standing in Tolstoy's shadow

Hindustan Times - 01 Nov 2017
His arms crossed, Leo Tolstoy gazes towards Janpath's Tibetan market. But since he is hidden behind trees, it is impossible to see him from… well, Tolstoy Marg. The plinth contains nothing more than Tolstoy's name carved in Hindi and Russian, along ...
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Alumna portrays 'female gaze' in 19th-century play

Temple News - 14 Nov 2017
But for one of her most recent theater productions, “Anna,” Geffers, a 2009 master's of directing alumna, adapted all 864 pages of the tragic novel “Anna Karenina” by 19th-century Russian author Leo Tolstoy. The play, which ran at EgoPo Classic Theater ...
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Community Calendar, Nov. 17

Brunswick News - 17 Nov 2017
The St. Simons Public Library will feature its novel/movie series which will show two adaptations of Leo Tolstoy's novel, “Anna Karenina” at 2 p.m. Nov. 27, the 1935 version of Anna Karenina with Greta Garbo will be shown at the Casino Theatre. At 2 p ...
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Book on Siberian exile wins McGill's Cundill History Prize

Montreal Gazette - 17 Nov 2017
The international Cundill History Prize today announced the British historian Daniel Beer as the 2017 winner of the US$75,000 prize – the richest in non-fiction for a single work in English. The London-based historian was awarded for his ground ...
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Georgia Happenings

Florida Times-Union - 17 Nov 2017
30, 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 1, SGHS's Conference Center, 2000 Dan Proctor Drive, St. Marys. (912) 466-1071 or sghs.org. Leo Tolstoy's “Anna Karenina,” 1935 adaptation as part of the Literary Guild of St. Simons Island Film Series, 7 p.m. Nov. 27; 1997 ...

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