Historical and Ideological Aspects in the Prose and Dramatic Works of the Soviet Writer A. N. Tolstoi, 1882-1945

Author: Tyrras, Nicholas
Year:2002
Pages:188
ISBN:0-7734-7214-2
978-0-7734-7214-3
Price:159.95
This study examines Tolstoi’s thinking and how Soviet fluctuations in ideology affected interpretations of Russian history the 1920s, 30s, and 40’s. It contains a biographical sketch of A. N. Tolstoi, and examines his short stories, the novel Petr I, and his historical plays Smert’ Dantona [Danton’s Death], Liubov’ – kniga zolotaia [Love is a Golden Book], three versions of Petr I, and Ivan Groznyi [Ivan the Terrible].

Table of Contents

Foreword

Acknowledgements

Introduction

Chapter 1: Biography
Chapter 2: Stories
Chapter 3: The Novel Petr Pervyi
Chapter 4: Historical Plays
Chapter 5: Conclusion
Notes

Bibliography

Index