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Ep 50. ”Anna Karenina” by Leo Tolstoy

On the Same Page

Widely regarded as one of the world’s greatest novels, Leo Tolstoy’s “Anna Karenina” is a complex story centred around a scandalous affair in the social circles of Saint Petersburg’s upper crust. The book’s famous opening line divides the world into families that are happy and families that aren’t, but that division is just the first of many. The novel also broaches the division of labour, social class, rural vs. urban life, faith, family, desire and betrayal. What is more, “Anna Karenina” also divides opinion. Many place the novel at the pinnacle of the literary canon, but others, Blake and Seamus included, would rather place this “loose baggy monster” in the slush pile of history.  Some of the books and authors discussed in this episode include: "Anna Karenina" by Leo Tolstoy “Writers and Lovers” by Lily King “Second Place” by Rachel Cusk Additional segments throughout the podcast include: Inner Shelf Fact or fiction What are you reading? On that Quote Apple Podcast: https://lnkd.in/gF2zVhQT Spotify: https://lnkd.in/gTHtxVh5 Podbean: https://onthesamepagepodcast.podbean.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/thesamepagepod_ Email: seamusandblake@gmail.com IG: https://www.instagram.com/on.the.same.page.podcast/  -------- #bookpodcast #podcast #book #novel #stories #shortstories #apassagenorth #anukaradpragasm #tolstoy #poetry #shortstoryskirmish #litfacts #paris #literature #books #novels #salmonrushdie #spotifypodcasts #applepodcasts #audible #samsungpodcasts #books #novels #audibleau #lit #onthesamepage #whatareyoureading #literaryfacts #podbean #whatareyoureading

56mins

5 Oct 2022

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On Leo Tolstoy's "War and Peace"

New Books in Russian and Eurasian Studies

Born into an aristocratic family, Russian author Leo Tolstoy’s life was forever changed when he served as an officer in the Crimean War. The brutality he witnessed during the war transformed him from a privileged, aristocratic author to a non-violent anarchist. War and Peace explores the brutal reality of what happens when we make war more humane. Tolstoy’s work has inspired nonviolent pacifist movements across the globe and influenced leaders such as Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr. Samuel Moyn is the Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence at Yale Law School and Professor of History at Yale University. He is the author of Not Enough: Human Rights in an Unequal World, The Last Utopia: Human Rights in History, and more. See more information on our website, WritLarge.fm. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesSupport our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/russian-studies

34mins

23 Aug 2022

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On Leo Tolstoy's "War and Peace"

New Books in Literary Studies

Born into an aristocratic family, Russian author Leo Tolstoy’s life was forever changed when he served as an officer in the Crimean War. The brutality he witnessed during the war transformed him from a privileged, aristocratic author to a non-violent anarchist. War and Peace explores the brutal reality of what happens when we make war more humane. Tolstoy’s work has inspired nonviolent pacifist movements across the globe and influenced leaders such as Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr. Samuel Moyn is the Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence at Yale Law School and Professor of History at Yale University. He is the author of Not Enough: Human Rights in an Unequal World, The Last Utopia: Human Rights in History, and more. See more information on our website, WritLarge.fm. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesSupport our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/literary-studies

34mins

23 Aug 2022

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Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy ~ Full Audiobook

Classic Audiobook Collection

Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy audiobook. Two love stories are set against the backdrop of high society in Tsarist Russia. Anna awakes from a loveless marriage to find herself drawn irresistibly to the dashing cavalry officer, Count Vronsky. Levin struggles with self-esteem, and even flees to the country, before gaining courage to return and offer himself to the beautiful and pure Kitty. Through troubled courtships, reconciliations, marriage and the birth of each one’s first child, Anna and Levin experience joy and despair as they each struggle to find their place in the world and meaning for their lives--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/matthew-jackson95/support

1hr

18 Aug 2022

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Anna Karenina, by Leo Tolstoy. Volume I, Part V.

Great Audiobooks

Anna Karenina is a novel by the Russian author Leo Tolstoy, first published in 1878. Widely considered to be one of the greatest works of literature ever written, Tolstoy himself called it his first true novel. It was initially released in serial installments from 1875-77.The story centers on an affair between Anna and dashing cavalry officer Count Alexei Kirillovich Vronsky that scandalizes the social circles of Saint Petersburg and forces the young lovers to flee to Italy in a search for happiness. But after they return to Russia, their lives further unravel.Some of the major themes in the novel are betrayal, faith, family, marriage, desire, rural vs. city life, and Imperial Russian society. (From Wikipedia).Translation by Nathan Haskell Dole.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

4hr

6 Jun 2022

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Anna Karenina, by Leo Tolstoy. Volume I, Part IV.

Great Audiobooks

Anna Karenina is a novel by the Russian author Leo Tolstoy, first published in 1878. Widely considered to be one of the greatest works of literature ever written, Tolstoy himself called it his first true novel. It was initially released in serial installments from 1875-77.The story centers on an affair between Anna and dashing cavalry officer Count Alexei Kirillovich Vronsky that scandalizes the social circles of Saint Petersburg and forces the young lovers to flee to Italy in a search for happiness. But after they return to Russia, their lives further unravel.Some of the major themes in the novel are betrayal, faith, family, marriage, desire, rural vs. city life, and Imperial Russian society. (From Wikipedia).Translation by Nathan Haskell Dole.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

3hr 57mins

6 Jun 2022

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Anna Karenina, by Leo Tolstoy. Volume I, Part III.

Great Audiobooks

Anna Karenina is a novel by the Russian author Leo Tolstoy, first published in 1878. Widely considered to be one of the greatest works of literature ever written, Tolstoy himself called it his first true novel. It was initially released in serial installments from 1875-77.The story centers on an affair between Anna and dashing cavalry officer Count Alexei Kirillovich Vronsky that scandalizes the social circles of Saint Petersburg and forces the young lovers to flee to Italy in a search for happiness. But after they return to Russia, their lives further unravel.Some of the major themes in the novel are betrayal, faith, family, marriage, desire, rural vs. city life, and Imperial Russian society. (From Wikipedia).Translation by Nathan Haskell Dole.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

3hr 58mins

6 Jun 2022

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Richard Gunderman on Greed, Adam Smith, and Leo Tolstoy

EconTalk

Physician and careful reader Richard Gunderman of Indiana University talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about how Adam Smith and Leo Tolstoy looked at greed. Drawing on Tolstoy's short story, "Master and Man," and adding some Thomas Hobbes along the way, Gunderman argues that a life well-lived requires us to rise above our lower desires. Join Gunderman and Roberts for a sleigh ride into a snowy blizzard, where you won't find your way by following rules, but rather by recognizing what needs to be seen.

1hr 5mins

4 Apr 2022

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Leo Tolstoy & Mahatma Gandhi

My Favorite Friendship

Leo Tolstoy's philosophy of universal love and nonviolent resistance inspired a young Gandhi as he formed his own philosophy and mission to liberate India. LINKShttp://www.asthabharati.org/Dia_Oct%20010/y.p..htm#:~:text=Gandhi%20was%20inspired%20by%20Tolstoy,duty%20and%20right%20to%20work.FOLLOW US:Brian Wohl:Twitter: http://twitter.com/brianwohlInstagram: http://instagram.com/brianwohlFacebook: http://facebook.com/brianwohlMarc Muszynski:Twitter: http://twitter.com/marcmuszynskiInstagram: http://instagram.com/marcmuszynskiFacebook: http://facebook.com/marcmuszynskiMy Favorite Friendship:Facebook: http://facebook.com/myfavoritefriendshipInstagram: http://instagram.com/myfavoritefriendshipTwitter: http://twitter.com/myfavfriendship

44mins

25 Feb 2022

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Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy Took Us to New Literary Heights

Recap Book Chat

Russian literature at its finest, hold onto something as we deep dive into the 1878 novel Anna Karenina. Listed in the top 10 greatest books of all time this was our first taste of Tolstoy and he hooked us on the first line. Thanks Mike for inspiring us to read it with your awesome storyteller skills. Here is the episode where we first heard of Anna Karenina https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-way-i-heard-it-with-mike-rowe/id1087110764?i=1000465269548 Here is the book that was mentioned for kids. The Three Questions [Based on a story by Leo Tolstoy] https://www.amazon.com/dp/0439199964/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_glt_i_CG3GV2P0C4DV8E32BJYG--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/recapbookchat/message

43mins

26 Jan 2022

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