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Anna Karenina
_ANNA KARENINA_ (Russian : «Анна Каренина»; IPA: ) is a novel by the Russian writer Leo Tolstoy
Leo Tolstoy
, published in serial installments from 1873 to 1877 in the periodical _The Russian Messenger ._ Tolstoy clashed with editor Mikhail Katkov over political issues that arose in the final installment (Tolstoy's negative views of Russian volunteers going to fight in Serbia
Serbia
); therefore, the novel's first complete appearance was in book form in 1878. Widely regarded as a pinnacle in realist fiction , Tolstoy considered _Anna Karenina_ his first true novel, after he came to consider _War and Peace _ to be more than a novel
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Adaptations Of Anna Karenina
This is a list of adaptations of Anna Karenina
Anna Karenina
, the novel by Leo Tolstoy
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Leo Tolstoy
COUNT LEV NIKOLAYEVICH TOLSTOY (/ˈtoʊlstɔɪ, ˈtɒl-/ ; Russian : Лев Никола́евич Толсто́й, _Lev Nikolajevič Tolstoj_, pronounced ( listen ); 9 September 1828 – 20 November 1910), usually referred to in English as LEO TOLSTOY, was a Russian writer who is regarded as one of the greatest authors of all time. Born to an aristocratic Russian family in 1828, he is best known for the novels _ War and Peace _ (1869) and _ Anna Karenina _ (1877), often cited as pinnacles of realist fiction. He first achieved literary acclaim in his twenties with his semi-autobiographical trilogy, _Childhood _, _Boyhood _, and _Youth _ (1852–1856), and _Sevastopol Sketches _ (1855), based upon his experiences in the Crimean War . Tolstoy's fiction includes dozens of short stories and several novellas such as _ The Death of Ivan Ilyich _, _ Family Happiness _, and _Hadji Murad _
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Constance Garnett
CONSTANCE CLARA GARNETT (née BLACK; 19 December 1861 – 17 December 1946) was an English translator of nineteenth-century Russian literature. Garnett was one of the first English translators of Leo Tolstoy , Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Fyodor Dostoyevsky
and Anton Chekhov and introduced them on a wide basis to the English-speaking public. CONTENTS * 1 Life * 2 Translations * 3 See also * 4 References * 5 Sources * 6 External links LIFEGarnett was born in Brighton
Brighton
, England, the sixth of the eight children of the solicitor David Black (1817–1892), afterwards town clerk and coroner, and his wife, Clara Maria Patten (1825–1875), daughter of George Patten . Her brother was the mathematician Arthur Black , and her sister was the labour organiser and novelist Clementina Black
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Literary Realism
LITERARY REALISM is part of the realist art movement beginning with mid nineteenth-century French literature ( Stendhal
Stendhal
), and Russian literature ( Alexander Pushkin ) and extending to the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. Literary realism, in contrast to idealism, attempts to represent familiar things as they are. Realist authors chose to depict everyday and banal activities and experiences, instead of using a romanticized or similarly stylized presentation
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The Russian Messenger
The RUSSIAN MESSENGER or RUSSIAN HERALD (Russian : Ру́сский ве́стник Russkiy Vestnik, Pre-reform Russian : Русскій Вѣстникъ Russkiy Vestnik) has been the title of three notable magazines published in Russia
Russia
during the 19th century and early 20th century. Since 1991, in Moscow
Moscow
, a new publication named the Russian Messenger has appeared once again. It is published weekly and its editor-in-chief from 1991-2013 was Alexei Senin, from 2014 Oleg Platonov . CONTENTS * 1 Russian Messenger period I and II * 2 Russian Messenger period III * 2.1 Featured titles * 3 Russian Messenger today * 4 External links * 5 Notes and references RUSSIAN MESSENGER PERIOD I AND IIThe first publishing period of the Russian Messenger falls within the period 1808 to 1820, and 1824. Relocated to Moscow, the monthly journal was edited by writer Sergey Glinka
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1877 In Literature
This article presents lists of the literary events and publications in 1877. CONTENTS * 1 Events * 2 New books * 2.1 Fiction * 2.2 Children and young adults * 2.3 Drama * 2.4 Poetry * 2.5 Non-fiction * 3 Births * 4 Deaths * 5 Awards * 6 References EVENTS * January 24 Émile Zola
Émile Zola
's L\'Assommoir (sometimes translated as "The Dram Shop"), 7th in his novel sequence Les Rougon-Macquart , is first published in book format a few weeks after conclusion of its serialization in Le Bien public (Paris)
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Serial (literature)
In literature, a SERIAL is a printed format by which a single larger work, often a work of narrative fiction, is published in sequential installments. The installments are also known as numbers, parts or fascicles, and are either issued as separate publications or within sequential issues of the same periodical publication . CONTENTS * 1 Early history * 2 19th and early 20th centuries * 3 Late 20th and early-21st centuries * 4 See also * 5 References * 6 External links EARLY HISTORYThe growth of moveable type in the 17th century prompted episodic and often disconnected narratives such as L\'Astrée and Le Grand Cyrus . At that time, books remained a premium item, so to reduce the price and expand the market, publishers produced large works in lower-cost installments called fascicles
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International Standard Book Number
The INTERNATIONAL STANDARD BOOK NUMBER (ISBN) is a unique numeric commercial book identifier. An ISBN is assigned to each edition and variation (except reprintings) of a book. For example, an e-book , a paperback and a hardcover edition of the same book would each have a different ISBN. The ISBN is 13 digits long if assigned on or after 1 January 2007, and 10 digits long if assigned before 2007. The method of assigning an ISBN is nation-based and varies from country to country, often depending on how large the publishing industry is within a country. The initial ISBN configuration of recognition was generated in 1967 based upon the 9-digit STANDARD BOOK NUMBERING (SBN) created in 1966. The 10-digit ISBN format was developed by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and was published in 1970 as international standard ISO 2108 (the SBN code can be converted to a ten digit ISBN by prefixing it with a zero)
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Special
SPECIAL or SPECIALS may refer to: CONTENTS * 1 Music * 2 Film and television * 3 Other uses * 4 See also MUSIC * _Special_ (album) , a 1992 album by Vesta Williams * "Special" (Garbage song) , 1998 * "Special" (Mew song) , 2005 * "Special" (Stephen Lynch song) , 2000 * The Specials , a British band * "Special", a song by Violent Femmes on _The Blind Leading the Naked _ * "Special", a song on _ The Documentary _ album by GameFILM AND TELEVISION * Special (lighting) , a stage light that is used for a single, s
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Russian Language
RUSSIAN (Russian: ру́сский язы́к, tr. _russkiy yazik_) is an East Slavic language and an official language in Russia , Belarus , Kazakhstan , Kyrgyzstan and many minor or unrecognised territories. It is an unofficial but widely spoken language in Ukraine , and to a lesser extent, the other countries that were once constituent republics of the Soviet Union and former participants of the Eastern Bloc. Russian belongs to the family of Indo-European languages and is one of the four living members of the East Slavic languages . Written examples of Old East Slavonic are attested from the 10th century and beyond. It is the most geographically widespread language of Eurasia and the most widely spoken of the Slavic languages
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Novel
A NOVEL is any relatively long, written work of narrative fiction , normally in prose , and typically published as a book. The genre has been described as having "a continuous and comprehensive history of about two thousand years," with its origins in classical Greece and Rome , in medieval and early modern romance , and in the tradition of the novella . The latter, an Italian word for a short story to distinguish it from a novel, has been used in English since the 18th century for a work that falls somewhere in between. Ian Watt , in _The Rise of the Novel_, suggested in 1957 that the novel first came into being in the early 18th century. Miguel de Cervantes
Miguel de Cervantes
, author of _ Don Quixote
Don Quixote
_, is frequently cited as the first significant European novelist of the modern era , the first part of which was published in 1605. The ROMANCE is a closely related long prose narrative
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Mikhail Katkov
MIKHAIL NIKIFOROVICH KATKOV (Russian : Михаи́л Ники́форович Катко́в; 13 February 1818 – 1 August 1887) was a conservative Russian journalist influential during the reign of tsar Alexander III . He was a proponent of Russian nationalism, an important figure in the creation of a feeling of national identity and purpose. After the Crimean War
Crimean War
(1856) and the Polish insurrection of 1863 , Katkov abandoned his liberal Anglophile views and rejected the early reforms of tsar Alexander II . Instead he promoted a strong Russian state supported by an enthusiastic Russian people with a unified national outlook. His ideas were based on Western ideas (as opposed to Slavophile ideas). His literary magazine Russkii Vestnik (:The Russian Messenger") and newspaper Moskovskie Vedomosti (" Moscow
Moscow
News") were successful and influential media for promoting his views
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Serbia
Coordinates : 44°N 21°E / 44°N 21°E / 44; 21 Republic of Serbia Република Србија (Serbian ) _Republika Srbija_ (Serbian ) Flag Coat of arms ANTHEM: Боже правде / Bože pravde _God of Justice_ Location of Serbia (green) and the disputed territory of Kosovo (light green) in Europe (dark grey)
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Realist Fiction
LITERARY REALISM is part of the realist art movement beginning with mid nineteenth-century French literature ( Stendhal
Stendhal
), and Russian literature (