Anna Karenina in Our Time: Seeing More Wisely

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In this invigorating new assessment of Anna Karenina , Gary Saul Morson overturns traditional interpretations of the classic novel and shows why readers have misunderstood Tolstoy's characters and intentions. Morson argues that Tolstoy's ideas are far more radical than has been thought: his masterpiece challenges deeply held conceptions of romantic love, the process of social reform, modernization, and the nature of good and evil. By investigating the ethical, philosophical, and social issues with which Tolstoy grappled, ...

Anna Karenina in Our Time: Seeing More Wisely 2007, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300100709

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