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War and Peace: A Norton Critical Edition: The Maude Translation; Background and Sources; Essays in Criticism
War and Peace A Norton Critical Edition The Maude Translation Background and Sources Essays in Criticism Author:Leo Tolstoy The English Translation by Louise and Aylmer Maude -- the version closest both in letter and in spirit to the original. — Important letters by Tolstoy and early drafts of his introduction. — A wide range of important Russian criticism, representing all the prominent literary schools, never before translated into English. Among the critics represe... more »nted are Dmitri Pisarev, Nikolai Strakhov, Ivan Turgenev, Constantine Leontiev, Victor Shklovsky, Boris Eikhenbaum, and V. I. Lenin.
The best of Western criticism: articles and statements by Henry James, Percy Lubbock, Albert Cook, E. K. Brown, Ralph E. Matlaw, Isaiah Berlin, R. F. Christian, Georg Lukacs and Kate Hamburger.
The Editor, GEORGE GIBIAN
Presently chairman of the Russian Literature Department at Cornell University; Harvard PhD; has taught at Smith College, Berkeley, and the University of Rochester; has also taught and studied in the Soviet Union; Guggenheim Fellowship. Among his publications are "Tolstoy and Shakespeare"; "The Interval of Freedom: Soviet Russian Literature During the Thaw"; and "Crime and Punishment: A Norton Critical Edition."« less