Tolstoi, the artist and humanist
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Tolstoi, the artist and humanist impressions and evaluation. by Eduard MiМЃcМЊek

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Published by Czech Literary Society in Austin, Tex .
Written in English


  • Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910.

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LC ClassificationsPG3386 .M53
The Physical Object
Pagination99 p.
Number of Pages99
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5831769M
LC Control Number61023655

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Russian author, one of the greatest of all novelists. Tolstoy's major works include War and Peace (), characterized by Henry James as a "loose baggy monster", and Anna Karenina (), which stands alongside Flaubert's Madame Bovary and Fontane's Effi Briest as perhaps the most prominent 19th-century European novel of adultery. Tolstoy’s book concerns how art can express ideas of how to act right and what it’s purpose is. According to Tolstoy art is the intentional communication of an emotion from the artist to the audience where the hope is that the audience feels the emotion felt by the artist. This definition of art varies from other philosophies.   The second Art of Manliness book, published almost a decade ago, is a collection of philosophy, self-improvement, and wisdom texts, ranging from Aristotle to the success books of the late 19th and early 20th centuries to the speeches and writings of Theodore Roosevelt.   Art is a discovery and development of elementary principles of nature into beautiful forms suitable for human use. Steven Pressfield in The War of Art, one of five essential books .