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Title Americans in conversation with Tolstoy : selected accounts, 1887-1923 / edited by Peter Sekirin.
Publication Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, 2006.
Description viii, 220 pages ; 23 cm
Call # 891.73 TOLSTOY A
Summary "Throughout his life, Leo Tolstoy demonstrated a fascination for Americans, a feeling that was reciprocated in the United States. This volume gathers together 30 recollections of such conversations, all originally published in periodicals from 1887 through 1923. A brief introduction to each piece introduces the author of the narrative, and a bibliographical note indicates the time and place"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-216) and index.
Contents A visit to Count Tolstoy / George Kennan -- Count Tolstoy at home / Isabel Hapgood -- With Count Tolstoy / Thomas Stevens -- A visit to Tolstoy / James Creelman -- How Count Tolstoy writes / Charles Johnston -- An interview with Count Tolstoy / Edward Steiner -- Home life of Tolstoy / John Holmes -- A visit to Tolstoy / John Coleman Kenworthy -- Russia of today : on Tolstoy / Sir Henry Norman -- Conversations with Ernest Crosby embodying personal ; Impressions of Count Leo Tolstoy / Ernest Crosby -- Walks and talks with Tolstoy / Andrew Dickson White -- A recent interview with Tolstoy / Th. Bentzon -- Tolstoy today / Edward Steiner ; with translations from His diary and letters -- My last memory of Tolstoy / Alexandra Nicchia -- My last visit to Tolstoy / Aymler Maude -- Tolstoy in 1906 / Louise Maude -- Tolstoy prophesies the fall of America / Stephen Bonsul -- Tolstoy in the twilight / Henry George, jr. -- Tolstoy at home / Kellogg Durland -- The last days of Leo Tolstoy / Alexander Kaun -- Talks with Tolstoy / Richard Baeza and Alexander Goldenweiser -- Three evenings with Count Leo Tolstoy / N. Everling -- A vac[c]ation with Tolstoy / Theodore von Hafferberg -- A day in Tolstoy's life / Stefan Zweig -- How Tolstoy died / General Ivov -- What Tolstoy means to America / Virginia Wentz.
Subject Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910 -- Appreciation -- United States.
Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910 -- Interviews.
Authors, Russian -- 19th century -- Interviews.
Addl. Author Sekirin, Peter.
ISBN 078642253X (softcover : alk. paper) :
9780786422531 (softcover : alk. paper)
Standard # 9780786422531

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