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Read online Guerra e pace.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Guerra e pace Il romanzo ha per sfondo storico gli eventi che avevano dominato i primi due decenni del secolo XIX determinando la penetrazione in Russia delle idee della Rivoluzione francese Si intrecciano le vicende di due famiglie russe i Bolkonskij e i Rostov unificate da un filo conduttore rappresentato da un personaggio il conte Pierre Bezuchov nel quale evidente la personificazione dell alter ego dell autore Attraverso la grandiosa rappresentazione di tali vicende dosata da un realismo che stabilisce un miracoloso equilibrio tra il mondo psicologico dei personaggi e quello esteriore dei fatti della natura Tolstoj prosegue la sua ricerca delle ragioni e dei fini della vita ricerca serena profonda e soprattutto vera by Leo Tolstoy, Enrichetta Carafa Capecelatro, Pier Cesare Bori, Leone Ginzburg

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Guerra e pace
Title:Guerra e pace
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Number of Pages:1446
Category:Classics, Fiction, Historical fiction, Russia, Literature
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The Death of Ivan Ilych, The Cossacks, Anna Karenina, The Death of Ivan Ilych And Other Stories, A Confession, Resurrection, War and Peace, Hadji Murad, Childhood, Boyhood, Youth, The Kreutzer Sonata
This novel in a vibrant new translation by Peter Constantine is Tolstoy s semiautobiographical story of young Olenin a wealthy disaffected Muscovite who joins the Russian army and travels to the untamed frontier of the Caucasus in search of a more authentic life While striving to adopt the rough and ready lifestyle of the local Cossacks Olenin falls in love with a free spirited girl whose fianc turns out to be a formidable opponent Showcasing the philosophical insight that would characterize Tolstoy s later masterpieces this long overdue translation is a revelation, Leo Tolstoy combined detailed physical description with perceptive psychological insight to sweep aside the sham of surface appearances and lay bare man s intimate gestures acts and thoughts Murder and sacrifice greed and devotion lust and affection vanity and love one by one in this volume of great stories Tolstoy dissects the basic drives emotions and motives of ordinary people searching for self knowledge and spiritual perfection Chekhov said Of authors my favorite is Tolstoy And Turgenev marveled at the strength of his huge talent It sends a cold shudder even down my back He is a master a master, When Marshal of the Nobility Pozdnyshev suspects his wife of having an affair with her music partner his jealousy consumes him and drives him to murder Controversial upon publication in i The Kreutzer Sonata i illuminates Tolstoy s then feverish Christian ideals his conflicts with lust and the hypocrisies of nineteenth century marriage and his thinking on the role of art and music in society br br In her Introduction Doris Lessing shows how relevant i The Kreutzer Sonata i is to our understanding of Tolstoy the artist as well as to feminism and literature This Modern Library Paperback Classic also contains Tolstoy s i Sequel to the Kruetzer Sonata i, Tolstoy s epic masterpiece intertwines the lives of private and public individuals during the time of the Napoleonic wars and the French invasion of Russia The fortunes of the Rostovs and the Bolkonskys of Pierre Natasha and Andrei are intimately connected with the national history that is played out in parallel with their lives Balls and soirees alternate with councils of war and the machinations of statesmen and generals scenes of violent battles with everyday human passions in a work whose extraordinary imaginative power has never been surpassed br br The prodigious cast of characters seem to act and move as if connected by threads of destiny as the novel relentlessly questions ideas of free will fate and providence Yet Tolstoy s portrayal of marital relations and scenes of domesticity is as truthful and poignant as the grand themes that underlie them