The Resource Childhood, boyhood, and youth., (electronic resource)

Childhood, boyhood, and youth., (electronic resource)

Label
Childhood, boyhood, and youth.
Title
Childhood, boyhood, and youth.
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Written from 1852 to 1856, this autobiographical novel was Tolstoy's first publication. The early life of Nikolai, the son of wealthy landowner in Russia, is fully explored, slowly revealing this young boy's inner mind, relationships, and social standing. As he describes his tutor, angelic mother, aloof father, worldly brother, and later his moralistic friend, Nikolai displays a mind given to dreaming and a personality as complex as it is conflicted. As he grows and moves from his country home to his grandmother's mansion in Moscow, Nikolai also struggles at intervals to find a sort of moral balance, which affects his love, his education, and the type of man he might become. Tolstoy demonstrates, even in this first literary attempt, his ability to utilize a host of minor characters to fully develop the internal life of his main character. "Childhood, Boyhood, and Youth" shows in its three parts not only the deliberate building of a protagonist but also a universal story about coming of age. This novel has proven itself to be a seminal work for an extraordinary novelist
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1828-1910
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Tolstoy, Leo
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Russia.
  • Historical fiction
  • Multicultural
  • Classic
  • Classics
  • Electronic books
  • Russia
Target audience
adult
Label
Childhood, boyhood, and youth., (electronic resource)
Link
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11907744
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781420936841
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11907744
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11907744
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Childhood, boyhood, and youth., (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11907744
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781420936841
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11907744
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11907744
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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