The Resource Family happiness and other stories, Leo Tolstoy, (electronic resource)

Family happiness and other stories, Leo Tolstoy, (electronic resource)

Label
Family happiness and other stories
Title
Family happiness and other stories
Statement of responsibility
Leo Tolstoy
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Family Happiness and Other Stories" collects six stories by Russian born Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910). Most known for "War and Peace" and "Anna Karenina," considered two of the greatest novels in world literature, Tolstoy also penned numerous novellas and short stories which remain valuable classics in their own regards. First published as a novella in 1859, "Family Happiness" explores the female identity within changing romantic relationships. Narrated in first person by the female protagonist Masha, the tale is a skilled and engrossing story of woman's difficult position in a shifting society. "Three Deaths" follows three characters who each are stricken with fatal cases of consumption. Tolstoy examines death with an eloquence and realism unseen in his contemporaries. In "The Three Hermits" an archbishop on a sea voyage pursues three wise men on a secluded island. In "The Devil," two brothers struggle with a new inheritance riddled with debts when sudden romance and lust threaten to turn their world upside down. "Father Sergius" tells of a young aristocrat who, upon discovery of his fianc'̌s infidelity, retreats into the life of a monastic Orthodox Christian, though this radically new life proves to be difficult. Lastly, in "Master and Man," a landowner and his peasant journey to purchase a small forest only to get caught in a blizzard. The ethics of self-sacrifice resolve this moralizing tale. These classic short stories from Russia's greatest author demonstrate his supreme skill and timeless talent
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Midwest
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1828-1910
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Tolstoy, Leo
Dewey number
891.73/3
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Dover thrift editions
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  • Tolstoy, Leo
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Family happiness and other stories, Leo Tolstoy, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11931534
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Publication
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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
MWT11931534
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11931534
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11931534
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Family happiness and other stories, Leo Tolstoy, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11931534
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
MWT11931534
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11931534
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11931534
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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