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Additional Resources for War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

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Berlin, Isaiah, "Tolstoy and Enlightenment," in Mightierthat the Sword, MacMillan & Co., 1964.

An influential assessment of the often-repeated charge that Tolstoy was a good fiction writer but a flawed philosopher.

Christian, R. F., Tolstoy's War and Peace- A Study, The Clarendon Press, 1962.

A comprehensive and recommended study of the novel.

Citati, Pietro, Tolstoy, Schocken Books, 1986.

Written by an Italian literary critic, this is a short biography that introduces students to the key elements in Tolstoy's life and works

Crankshaw, Edward, Tolstoy: The Making of a Novelist, The Viking Press, 1974.

Traces Tolstoy's development as a novelist

Crego Benson, Ruth, "Two Natashas," in Women in Tolstoy: The Ideal and the Erotic, University of Illinois Press, 1973.

Examines the conflict between Tolstoy's portrayal of Natasha as a strong complex heroine and his tendency to see women only as objects of beauty

Debreczeny, Paul, "Freedom and Necessity: A Reconsideration of War and Peace," in Papers...

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