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Leo Tolstoy
Considered one of the world's greatest novelists, Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy is famous especially for the 19th century classics War and Peace (1865-69) and Anna Karenina (1877-78). Although he was born into nobility, Leo Tolstoy spent much of his life as a champion of Russia's peasant class, notably in the field of education. He began his literary career in the 1850s, publishing a trilogy about his own life: Childhood (Detstvo, 1852), Boyhood ( Otrochestvo, 1854) and Youth (Yunost', 1857). Tols More »
Born: September 9, 1828 (Yasnaya Polyana, Tula Province, Russia)

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Anna Karenina is a novel by the Russian writer Leo Tolstoy, published in serial installments from 1873 to 1877 in the periodical The Russian Messenger. Tolstoy clashed with editor Mikhail Katkov over political issues that arose in the final installment (Tolstoy's negative views of Russian volunteers going to fight in Serbia); ...

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Recent usage in crossword puzzles: Newsday - Dec. 22, 2017; Newsday - June 8 , 2017; Newsday - Oct. 28, 2016; Newsday - July 9, 2015; Chronicle of Higher Education - Jan. 9, 2015; LA Times - Aug. 10, 2013; Universal Crossword - May 21, 2013; Universal Crossword - Sept. 2, 2012; New York Times - July 12, 2012 ...

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www.cliffsnotes.com/literature/w/war-and-peace/character-list

Natasha Rostov The heroine of the novel and a bewitching young girl whom Tolstoy regards as the creature-manifestation of love, nature, and femininity. Nikolay Rostov The oldest son, who is an officer in the hussars and who later marries Marya Bolkonsky. He is an unimaginative young man who believes that doing one's ...

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May 5, 2016 ... The recent screening of BBC's War and Peace has inspired many a TV viewer to dust off their old copy of Tolstoy's masterpiece and give it another go. Daring ones, seduced perhaps by the radiance of Natasha Rostova, might be persuaded to dig into the vast world of Russian literature in search of other ...

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You've probably heard of Anna Karenina: she's the tragic heroine of Tolstoy's second great novel, married to a man she doesn't love and in love with a man she can't marry. Sigh. But believe it or not, only half the novel is actually about Anna herself. It's actually all about a couple of distinct, vividly characterized families, and ...

www.nytimes.com/2012/11/04/movies/keira-knightley-in-joe-wrights-anna-karenina.html

Nov 2, 2012 ... Anna Karenina, for example, the title heroine of the magisterial 1877 novel by Leo Tolstoy, thinks herself happy enough with her distinguished husband, her sweet-tempered young son and her impeccable standing in the highest levels of St. Petersburg society, until she meets a dashing cavalry officer and ...

www.britannica.com/biography/Leo-Tolstoy

Dec 1, 2017 ... But Anna, who imagines herself the heroine of a romantic novel, allows herself to fall in love with an officer, Aleksey Vronsky. Schooling herself to see only the worst in her husband, she eventually leaves him and her son to live with Vronsky. Throughout the novel, Tolstoy indicates that the romantic idea of ...