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Anna Karenina Roman Leo Tolstoy

Anna Karenina Roman

Leo Tolstoy

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ISBN : 9783442722112
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Anna Karenina was begun in 1873, seven years after the publication of War & Peace, & appeared in installments from 1875-1877. Its one of Tolstoys masterpieces, written at the height of his power & reflecting almost every aspect ofMoreAnna Karenina was begun in 1873, seven years after the publication of War & Peace, & appeared in installments from 1875-1877. Its one of Tolstoys masterpieces, written at the height of his power & reflecting almost every aspect of his method & attitudes.Set in the period following the Emancipation of the Serfs in 1861, a time of intense social change, its the story of a woman who refuses to be fettered by social conventions, the wife of a government bureaucrat who falls in love with a rich army officer & leaves husband & child for her lover: As Matthew Arnold wrote, We are not to take Anna Karenina as a work of art- we are to take it as a piece of life.