Leo Tolstoy and the Alibi of Narrative (Russian Literature and Thought Series)
One hundred years after his death, Tolstoy still inspires controversy with his notoriously complex narrative strategies. This original book explores how and why Tolstoy has mystified interpreters and offers a new look at his most famous works of fiction.
Praise For Leo Tolstoy and the Alibi of Narrative (Russian Literature and Thought Series)…
— Gary R. Jahn
“This book takes its place among the work of the most influential Tolstoy scholars.”—Gary Saul Morson, author of "Anna Karenina" in Our Time: Seeing More Wisely
— Gary Saul Morson
"In this substantive examination of the major works of Tolstoy the author has achieved something quite remarkable: a completely new key to appreciating and understanding Tolstoy's artistry."—Amy Mandelker, Associate Professor of Comparative Literature at CUNY
— Amy Mandelker
Yale University Press, 9780300153842, 304pp.
Publication Date: January 25, 2011