Although Tolstoy's fame rests on his novels, he was also a prolific dramatist. Because his plays are satirical, didactic, and coloured by complex peasant dialect, earlier translations have been seriously flawed. This text provides one of the first complete English translations of Tolstoy's plays.
Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910) wrote two of the great novels of the nineteenth century, War and Peace and Anna Karenina. Marvin Kantor is Professor of Slavic Languages and Literature at Northwestern University and the author of "Dramatic Works of D. I. Fonvizin "and "The Origins of Christianity in Bohemia."""Tanya Tulchinsky manages the book department at the Russian Press Service, Inc., and has translated into Russian the works of William Faulkner and D. H. Lawrence, among others.Andrew Baruch Wachtel is Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures at Northwestern University."
A Family of Gentlefolk; ""A Practical Man""; ""An Uncle's Blessing""; ""Free Love""; ""An Infected Family""; ""The Nihilist""; ""Dramatization of the Legend about Aggeus""; ""The First Moonshiner"".