Tolstoy's "The Death of Ivan Ilich": A Critical Companion
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BeschreibungThis latest volume in the acclaimed series assembles an impressive compendium of fact and informed opinion concerning the most celebrated fictional work of Leo Tolstoy's later period.Published here for the first time are a new stylistic analysis of the novel by Christopher Turner and a psychological commentary by Daniel Rancour-Laferriere. Reprinted in this volume are landmark papers on the symbolism of the novel by Rimgaila Salys and on it central thematic concerns by George Gutsche. Philip Rogers' exemplary discussion of the novel from the point of view of the comparatist completes the volume.Besides a detailed factual introduction, Gary Jahn also supplies a set of annotations to the text, both factual and interpretive in nature, which are intended to guide the reader through the unfamiliar times, settings, and customs in the novel, and to offer indications of the artistic devices and organizational schemes through which the substance of the novel is conveyed to the reader.The volume concludes with an annotated bibliography of scholarship pertaining to Tolstoy and to The Death of Ivan IIych.
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: NORTHWESTERN UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: März 1999
Seitenanzahl: 216 Seiten