The Resource Anna Karenina, Leo Tolstoy, (electronic resource)

Anna Karenina, Leo Tolstoy, (electronic resource)

Label
Anna Karenina
Title
Anna Karenina
Statement of responsibility
Leo Tolstoy
Creator
Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Vladimir Nabokov called Leo Tolstoy's Anna Karenina "one of the greatest love stories in world literature." Set in imperial Russia, Anna Karenina is a rich and complex meditation on passionate love and disastrous infidelity.Married to a powerful government minister, Anna Karenina is a beautiful woman who falls deeply in love with a wealthy army officer, the elegant Count Vronsky. Desperate to find truth and meaning in her life, she rashly defies the conventions of Russian society and leaves her husband and son to live with her lover. Condemned and ostracized by her peers and prone to fits of jealousy that alienate Vronsky, Anna finds herself unable to escape an increasingly hopeless situation.Set against this tragic affair is the story of Konstantin Levin, a melancholy landowner whom Tolstoy based largely on himself. While Anna looks for happiness through love, Levin embarks on his own search for spiritual fulfillment through marriage, family, and hard work. Surrounding these two central plot threads are dozens of characters whom Tolstoy seamlessly weaves together, creating a breathtaking tapestry of nineteenth-century Russian society.From its famous opening sentence-"Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way"-to its stunningly tragic conclusion, this enduring tale of marriage and adultery plumbs the very depths of the human soul
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1828-1910
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tolstoy, Leo
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not applicable
Format of music
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Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Lorna Raver
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Raver, Lorna
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Married women
  • Adultery
  • Russia
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
Anna Karenina, Leo Tolstoy, (electronic resource)
Link
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
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unknown
Control code
MWT10756131
Dimensions
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (2400 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781400196104
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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Kind of material
unknown
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Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT10756131
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unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Anna Karenina, Leo Tolstoy, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT10756131
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (2400 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781400196104
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT10756131
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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