Casanova, Stendhal, Tolstoy: Master Builders of the Spirit: Adepts in Self-Portraiture

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Casanova, Stendhal, Tolstoy: Adepts in Self-Portraiture, the final volume of Stefan Zweig's masterful Master Builders of the Spirit trilogy, discloses the smaller version of a writer's own ego. Unconscious though it is, no reality is as important to the writer as the reality of their own life. Giacomo Casanova, Stendhal (Marie-Henri Beyle), and Leo Tolstoy have different approaches to self-portraiture, but Zweig shows that together they symbolize three levels which represent successively ascending gradations of the same ...

Casanova, Stendhal, Tolstoy: Master Builders of the Spirit: Adepts in Self-Portraiture 2012, Taylor & Francis, New Brunswick, NJ

ISBN-13: 9781412845953

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