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    What is Art? (Library of Liberal Arts (Macmillan Publishing Company).) (Paperback) By (author) Leo Tolstoy, Translated by Aylmer Maude

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    DescriptionMaude's excellent translation of Tolstoy's treatise on the emotionalist theory of art was the first unexpurgated version of the work to appear in any languages. More than ninety years later this work remains, as Vincent Tomas observed, one of the most rigorous attacks on formalism and on the doctrine of art for art's sake ever written. Tomas's Introduction makes this the edition of choice for students of aesthetics and anyone with philosophical interests.


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    Title
    What is Art?
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Leo Tolstoy, Translated by Aylmer Maude
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 232
    Width: 136 mm
    Height: 210 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 259 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780872202955
    ISBN 10: 087220295X
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: PHI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S2.1
    B&T Book Type: NF
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: HPCF
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    BIC subject category V2: ABA
    BISAC V2.8: ART000000
    B&T General Subject: 610
    BISAC V2.8: PHI001000
    DC21: 700.1
    DC22: 700/.1
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: BH39.T6241, BH39 .T62413 1996
    Thema V1.0: QDHR, ABA
    Publisher
    Hackett Publishing Co, Inc
    Imprint name
    Hackett Publishing Co, Inc
    Publication date
    01 October 1996
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge, MA
    Author Information
    Leo Tolstoy is the author of what are widely regarded as two of the greatest novels ever written: Anna Karenina; and War and Peace.