Anna Karenina



Acclaimed By Many As The World S Greatest Novel, Anna Karenin Provides A Vast Panorama Of Contemporary Life In Russia And Of Humanity In General In It Tolstoy Uses His Intense Imaginative Insight To Create Some Of The Most Memorable Characters In Literature Anna Is A Sophisticated Woman Who Abandons Her Empty Existence As The Wife Of Karenin And Turns To Count Vronsky To Fulfil Her Passionate Nature With Tragic Consequences Levin Is A Reflection Of Tolstoy Himself, Often Expressing The Author S Own Views And Convictions.Throughout, Tolstoy Points No Moral, Merely Inviting Us Not To Judge But To Watch As Rosemary Edmonds Comments, He Leaves The Shifting Patterns Of The Kaleidoscope To Bring Home The Meaning Of The Brooding Words Following The Title, Vengeance Is Mine, And I Will Repay.Anna Karenina

Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy Russian commonly Leo Tolstoy in Anglophone countries was a Russian writer who primarily wrote novels and short stories Later in life, he also wrote plays and essays His two most famous works, the novels War and Peace and Anna Karenina, are acknowledged as two of the greatest novels of all time and a pinnacle of realist fiction Many consider To Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy Russian commonly Leo Tolstoy in Anglophone countries was a Russian writer who primarily wrote novels and short stories Later in life, he also wrote plays and essays His two most famous works, the novels War and Peace and Anna Karenina, are acknowledged as two of the greatest novels of all time and a pinnacle of realist fiction Many consider Tolstoy to have been one of the world s greatest novelists Tolstoy is equally known for his complicated and paradoxical persona and for his extreme moralistic and ascetic views, which he adopted after a moral crisis and spiritual awakening in the 1870s, after which he also became noted as a moral thinker and social reformer.His literal interpretation of the ethical teachings of Jesus, centering on the Sermon on the Mount, caused him in later life to become a fervent Christian anarchist and anarcho pacifist His ideas on nonviolent resistance, expressed in such works as The Kingdom of God Is Within You, were to have a profound impact on such pivotal twentieth century figures as Mohandas Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr

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  • Mass Market Paperback
  • 960 pages
  • Anna Karenina
  • Leo Tolstoy
  • English
  • 06 May 2019
  • 0451528611

10 thoughts on “Anna Karenina

  1. says:

    As a daughter of a Russian literature teacher, it seems I have always known the story of Anna Karenina the love, the affair, the train the whole shebang I must have ingested the knowledge with my mother s milk, as Russians would say.My grandpa had an old print of a painting hanging in his garage A young beautiful mysterious woman sitting in a carriage in wintry Moscow and looking at the viewer through her heavy lidded eyes with a stare that combines allure and deep sadnessWho As a daughter of a Russian literature teacher, it seems I have always known the story of Anna Karenina the love, the affair, the train the whole shebang I must have ingested the knowledge with my mother s milk, as Russians would say.My grandpa had an old print of a painting hanging in his garage A young beautiful mysterious woman sitting in a carriage in wintry Moscow and looking at the viewer through her heavy lidded eyes with a stare that combines allure and deep sadnessWho s thatI asked my grandpa when I was five, and without missing a beat he answered,An...

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    In the beginning, reading Anna Karenin can feel a little like visiting Paris for the first time You ve heard a lot about the place before you go Much of what you see from the bus you recognize from pictures and movies and books You can t help but think of the great writers and artists who have been here before you You expect to like it You want to like it But you don t want to feel like you have to like it You worry a little that you won t But after a few days, you settle in, and you fee In the beginning, reading Anna Karenin can feel a little like visiting Paris for the first time You ve heard a lot about the place before you go Much of what you see from the bus you recognize from pictures and movies and books You can t help but think of the great writers and artists who have been here before you You expect to like it You want to like it But you don t want to feel like you have to like it You worry a little that you won t But after a few days, you settle in, and you feel the immensity of the place opening up all around you You keep having this experience of turning a corner and finding something beautiful that you hadn t been told to expect or catchi...

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    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here WARNING This is not a strict book review, but rather a meta review of what reading this book led to in my life Please avoid reading this if you re looking for an in depth analysis of Anna Karenina Thanks I should also mention that there is a big spoiler in here, in case you ve remained untouched by cultural osmosis, but you should read my review anyway to save yourself the trouble.I grew up believing, like most of us, that burning books was something Nazis did though, of course, burning Dis WARNING This is not a strict book review, but rather a meta review of what reading this book led to in my life Please avoid reading this if you re looking for an in depth analysis of Anna Karenina Thanks I should also mention that there is a big spoiler in here, in case you ve remained untouched by cultural osmosis, but you should read my review anyway to save yourself the trouble.I grew up believing, like most of us, that burning books was something Nazis did though, of course, burning Disco records at Shea stadium was perfectly fine I believed that burning books was only a couple of steps down from burning people in ovens...

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    Everyone has their crazy reasons for reading a book I was never really planning to read Anna Karenina in my lifetime at all Alas, I saw a trailer of the 2012 film recently and it was breath taking Something about Keira Knightley is art Something I cannot pinpoint as a mere mortal, but she always has the knack to make me believe that characters could live and breathe beyond the books So why didn t I watch the full movie For the stupid reason that I can t sit still just being a passive aud Everyone has their crazy reasons for reading a book I was never really planning to...

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    In lieu of a proper review of my favorite book, and in addition to the remark that it would beaptly named Konstantin Levin, I present to you the characters of Anna Karenina in a series of portraits painted by dead white men.Anna Karenina Lady Agnew of Lochnaw by John Singer Sargent Alexei Karenin Portrait of Edouard Manet by Henri Fantin Latour Alexei Vronsky Study of a Young Man by John Singer Sargent Konstantin Levin Robert Louis Stevenson and H...

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    People are going to have to remember that this is the part of the review that is entirely of my own opinion and what I thought of the book, because what follows isn t entirely positive, but I hope it doesn t throw you off the book entirely and you still give it a chance Now my thoughts I picked up this book upon the advice of Oprah and her book club and my friend Kit They owe me hardcore now As does Mr Tolstoy This book was an extremely long read, not because of it s size and length ne People are going to have to remember that this is the part of the review that is entirely of my own opinion and what I thought of the book, because what follows isn t entirely positive, but I hope it ...

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    Not since I read The Brothers Karamazov have I felt as directly involved in characters worlds and minds Fascinating.I was hooked on Anna Karenina from the opening section when I realized that Tolstoy was brilliantly portraying characters thoughts and motivations in all of their contradictory, complex truth However, Tolstoy s skill is not just in characterization though he is the master of that art His prose invokes such passion There were parts of the book that took my breath because I re Not since I read The Brothers Karamazov have I felt as directly involved in characters worlds and minds Fascinating.I was hooked on Anna Karenina from the opening section when I realized that Tolstoy was brilliantly portraying characters thoughts and motivations in all of their contradictory, complex truth However, Tolstoy s skill is not just in characterization though he is the ma...

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    A few months ago I read Anna in the Tropics, a Pulitzer winning drama by Nilo Cruz Set in 1920s Florida, a lector arrives at a cigar factory to read daily installments of Anna Karenina to the workers there Although the play takes place in summer, the characters enjoyed their journey to Russia as they were captivated by the story Even though it is approaching summer where I live as well, I decided to embark on my own journey through Leo Tolstoy s classic nineteenth century classic novel Altho A few months ago I read Anna in the Tropics, a Pulitzer winning drama by Nilo Cruz Set in 1920s Florida, a lector arrives at a cigar factory to read daily installments of Anna Karenina to the workers there Although the play takes place in summer, the characters enjoyed their journey to Russia as they were captivated by the story Even though it is approaching summer where I live as well, I decided to embark on my own journey through Leo Tolstoy s classic nineteenth century classic novel Although titled Anna Karenina after one of the novel s principle characters, this long classic is considered Tolstoy s first real novel and his take on a modernizing country and on people s lives within it The novel begins as Anna Karenina arrives in Moscow from Petersburg to help her brother and sister in law settle a domestic di...

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