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Tolstoy on Shakespeare ...

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Published by Free Age Press in Christchurch [Eng.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Political and social views

  • Edition Notes

    In portfolio.

    ContributionsChertkov, V. G. 1854-1936., Crosby, Ernest Howard, 1856-1907., Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination120, viii p. (viii p. at end advertisements)
    Number of Pages120
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18997038M

    Read Tolstoy on Shakespeare A Critical Essay on Shakespeare online by Leo Tolstoy at , the free online library full of thousands of classic books. Now you can read Tolstoy on Shakespeare A Critical Essay on Shakespeare free from the comfort of your computer or mobile phone and enjoy other many other free books by Leo Tolstoy. The book has two parts; the first is on Leo Tolstoy and the second, on William Shakespeare and runs to a total of pages. The author analyses these literary figures through their personalities and their respective works: through their internal turmoil and torment, as moral beings wrestling with the vicissitudes and inequities of life.

    Tolstoy’s objections “to the raggedness of Shakespeare’s plays, the irrelevancies, the incredible plots, the exaggerated language,” are at bottom an objection to Shakespeare’s earthy humanism, his “exuberance,” or—to use another psychoanalytic term—his juissance. “Tolstoy,” writes Orwell, “is not simply trying to rob. Read Part VII of Tolstoy on Shakespeare by Leo Tolstoy. The text begins: Shakespeare's works do not satisfy the demands of all art, and, besides this, their tendency is of the lowest and most immoral. What then signifies the great fame these works have enjoyed for more than a hundred years? Many times during my life I have had occasion to argue about Shakespeare with his admirers, not only.

    This book contains a critical essay on Shakespeare by Leo Tolstoy. It is followed by another essay named "Shakespeare's attitude to the working classes" by Ernest Crosby and extracts of a letter by George Bernard Shaw/5(). ‘On Shakespeare and on Drama’ was designed as a preface to Shakespeare and the Working Classes by Tolstoy’s American disciple Ernest Crosby, which brochure – and the accompanying supportive letter from Shaw – misses the similarity.


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Tolstoy on Shakespeare .. by Tolstoy Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book (I read the Kindle version) contains Tolstoy's famous essay on Shakespeare, the article by Ernest Crosby which inspired it, and a letter by George Bernard Shaw commenting on Shakespeare and Tolstoy.

(I also read a short reply to Tolstoy's article by George Orwell, which is not in this book.)/5. Tolstoy reveals the Shakespeare he knew and thus revealed himself. It's often interesting to hear how someone experienced Shakespeare, then wandered off into their own ideas of what it meant to them about what they wanted it to mean.

And how disappointed they sometimes were. When it's Tolstoy 4/5(17). Tolstoy reveals the Shakespeare he knew and thus revealed himself. It's often interesting to hear how someone experienced Shakespeare, then wandered off into their own ideas of what it meant to them about what they wanted it to mean.

And how disappointed they sometimes were. When it's Tolstoy doing so, it's often compelling.4/5(17). ‎The book followed by another essay named "Shakespeare's attitude to the working classes" by Ernest Crosby and extracts of a letter by George Bernard Shaw. ‎Fiction & Literature Tolstoy on Shakespeare.

Leo Tolstoy.1 Rating;3/5(1). Tolstoy on Shakespeare is a classic work of literary criticism on the subject of Shakespeare by Leo Tolstoy. Tolstoy on Shakespeare: A Critical Essay on Shakespeare by graf Leo Tolstoy - Free Ebook. Shakespeare, William,Shakespeare, William, Publisher New York, Tolstoy on Shakespeare.

book, Funk & Wagnalls company Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of Harvard University Language English. 14 TOLSTOY ON SHAKESPEARE Not to mention the pompous, characterless language of King Lear, the same in which all Shakespeare's Kings speak, the reader, oi spectator, can not conceive that a King, how ever old and stupid he may be, could believe the words of the vicious daughters, with whom he had passed his whole life, and not believe his favorite daughter, but curse.

You can not blame Tolstoy for his misunderstanding before the greatest writer of all time, Tolstoy was a moralist who tried to judge Shakespeare by their own criteria, today the world is more like Lear than any work of Tolstoy. Just a pamphlet reflecting the prejudices of his time, as Voltaire, Bernard Shaw and Wintgenstein.1/5(1).

Tolstoy on Shakespeare By: Leo Tolstoy () This book contains a critical essay on Shakespeare by Leo Tolstoy. It is followed by another essay named "Shakespeare's attitude to the working classes" by Ernest Crosby and extracts of a letter by George Bernard Shaw.

Followed by "Shakespeare's Attitude to the Working Classes" By Ernest Crosby And a Letter From playwright George Bernard Shaw Vladimir Chertkov, also transliterated as Chertkoff, Tchertkoff or Tschertkow (3 November [O.S. 22 October] – November 9, ) was the editor of the works of Leo Tolstoy, and one of the most prominent Tolstoyans.

by Leo Tolstoy Tolstoy on Shakespeare is a critical essay of Shakespeare's work, published in It was translated by V. Tchertkoffis, presented here as a novel due to its length and chapter format.

In this classic rant, Tolstoy takes Shakespeare to task for having ridiculous plots, characters without distinct personalities, endless speechifying, language no mortal would utter, no morals, a disdain for the common person, and zero sympathy for the : Tolstoy, Leo, graf, V.

Chertkov, Isabella Fyvie Mayo, Ernest Howard Crosby, Bernard Shaw. Tolstoy on Shakespeare: A Critical Essay on Shakespeare. by Leo Tolstoy. translated by V. Tcherkoff and I. followed by Appendix Shakespeare's Attitude to the Working Classes by Ernest Crosby and a Letter from G. Bernard Shaw.

FIRST EDITION. New York and London: Funk & Wagnalls Company, Hardback is overall in VERY GOOD+ condition. LibriVox recording of Tolstoy on Shakespeare, by Leo Tolstoy. This book contains a critical essay on Shakespeare by Leo Tolstoy.

It is followed by another essay named "Shakespeare's attitude to the working classes" by Ernest Crosby and extracts of a letter by George Bernard Shaw.

Tolstoy on Shakespeare: A Critical Essay on Shakespeare graf Leo Tolstoy Full view - Ernest Howard Crosby, Bernard Shaw, Leo Tolstoy No preview available - /5(1).

Tolstoy on Shakespeare Quotes Showing of 3. “The fate of books depends on the understanding of those who read them.”. ― Leo Tolstoy, Tolstoy on Shakespeare: A Critical Essay on Shakespeare.

3 Author: Tolstoy, Leo, graf, V. Chertkov, Isabella Fyvie Mayo, Ernest Howard Crosby, Bernard Shaw. "Lear, Tolstoy and the Fool" is an essay by George was inspired by a critical essay on Shakespeare by Leo Tolstoy, and was first published in Polemic No. 7 (March ). Orwell analyzes Tolstoy's criticism of Shakespeare's work in general and his attack on King Lear in particular.

According to Orwell's detailed summary, Tolstoy denounced Shakespeare as a bad dramatist, not a true. Read "Tolstoy on Shakespeare" by Leo Tolstoy available from Rakuten : Zhingoora Books. Shakespeare and the drama / by Leo Tolstoy ; translated by V.

Tchertkoff, I.F.M. and speare and the working classes / by Ernest H. Crosby--Mr. Bernard Shaw on Shakespeare-. A Russian author of novels, short stories, plays, and philosophical essays, Count Leo Tolstoy () was born into an aristocratic family and is best known for the epic books War and Peace and Anna Karenina, regarded as two of the greatest works of Russian literature.

After serving in the Crimean War, Tolstoy retired to his estate and devoted himself to writing, farming, and raising his.Leo TOLSTOY ( - ), translated by Vladimir CHERTKOV ( - ) This book contains a critical essay on Shakespeare by Leo Tolstoy.

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