Guerra e paz

Editora Companhia das Letras
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Nova edição da obra monumental de Tolstói, com tradução de Rubens Figueiredo. "O que é Guerra e paz?", questiona Liev Tolstói em um texto que detalha o processo de pesquisa e de criação de sua obra-prima. "Não é um romance, muito menos uma epopeia, menos ainda uma crônica histórica." Ao acompanhar o percurso de cinco famílias aristocráticas russas no período de 1805 a 1820, Tolstói narra a marcha das tropas napoleônicas e seu impacto brutal sobre a vida de centenas de personagens. Em meio a cenas de batalha, bailes da alta sociedade e intrigas veladas, destacam-se as figuras memoráveis dos irmãos Nikolai e Natacha Rostóv, do príncipe Andrei Bolkónski e de Pierre Bezúkhov, filho ilegítimo de um conde, cuja busca espiritual serve como espécie de fio condutor e o torna uma das mais complexas personalidades da literatura do século XIX. Ao descrever o cotidiano e os grandes acontecimentos que se sucederam à invasão de Napoleão em 1812, Tolstói retrata uma Rússia magistral, imponente e, sobretudo, profundamente humana. Este e-book não contém o posfácio de Isaiah Berlin presente na edição impressa.
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About the author

O Conde Liev Tolstói nasceu em 1828. É autor de Guerra e paz e Anna Kariênina, duas obras-primas incontornáveis da literatura russa. Morreu em 1910, em meio a uma dramática fuga de casa, na pequena estação de trem de Astápovo.
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Publisher
Editora Companhia das Letras
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Published on
Nov 21, 2017
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Pages
1544
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ISBN
9788554510336
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Language
Portuguese
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Genres
Fiction / Classics
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Contents

The Novels and Novellas
CHILDHOOD
BOYHOOD
YOUTH
FAMILY HAPPINESS
THE COSSACKS
WAR AND PEACE
ANNA KARENINA
THE DEATH OF IVAN ILYCH
THE KREUTZER SONATA.
RESURRECTION
THE FORGED COUPON
HADJI MURAD

The Unfinished Novels
THE DECEMBRISTS
A MORNING OF A LANDED PROPRIETOR

The Short Stories
LIST OF STORIES IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER
LIST OF STORIES IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER

The Plays
THE POWER OF DARKNESS
THE FRUITS OF CULTURE
REDEMPTION
THE CAUSE OF IT ALL
THE FIRST DISTILLER
THE LIGHT SHINES IN DARKNESS
LIVE CORPSE

Selected Non-Fiction
A CONFESSION
KINGDOM OF GOD IS WITHIN YOU
WHAT THEN MUST WE DO?
ON THE SIGNIFICANCE OF SCIENCE AND ART
BETHINK YOURSELVES!
MOSCOW CENSUS
TOLSTOY ON SHAKESPEARE
TOLSTOY’S JOURNAL

The Criticism
TOLSTOY THE ARTIST by Ivan Panin
TOLSTOY THE PREACHER by Ivan Panin
Extract from ‘MY LITERARY PASSIONS’ by William Dean Howells
Extract from ‘ESSAYS ON RUSSIAN NOVELISTS’ by William Lyon Phelps
RUSSIAN ROMANCE by Earl of Evelyn Baring Cromer
Extracts from ‘A SURVEY OF RUSSIAN LITERATURE’ by Isabel Florence Hapgood
Extract from ‘AN OUTLINE OF RUSSIAN LITERATURE’ by Maurice Baring
THE RUSSIAN POINT OF VIEW by Virginia Woolf
Extract from ‘PROPHETS OF DISSENT’ by Otto Heller

The Biographies
REMINISCENCES OF TOLSTOY by Ilya Tolstoy
AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF COUNTESS TOLSTOY

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