The Architecture of Anna Karenina

The Architecture of Anna Karenina : A History of Its Writing, Structure and Message

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When criticized about the lack of architecture in Anna Karenina, connecting the themes of Levin and Anna Karenina, Tolstoj disagreed: "The arches of the vault are brought together in such a way that it is even impossible to notice where the keystone is." This book explores the architecture, attempting to trace the pattern of the invisible pillars that support the 'arches' on both side of the 'vault', leading to the discovery of the 'keystone' which Tolstoj tried so hard to keep invisible.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 127 pages
  • 165.1 x 236.22 x 10.16mm | 249.47g
  • John Benjamins Publishing Co
  • Benjamins (John) North America Inc.,US
  • Netherlands
  • English
  • 1588116751
  • 9781588116758

Table of contents

1. I. Opinions; 2. II. Publication; 3. III. Writing and Rewriting; 4. IV. The Candle; 5. V. The Search for the Meaning of Life and Death; 6. VI. The Railroad; 7. VII. The Family Idea; 8. VIII. From Linkage to Message; 9. Bibliographyshow more