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Tolstoy on the couch

Daniel Rancour-Laferriere

Tolstoy on the couch

misogyny, masochism, and the absent mother

by Daniel Rancour-Laferriere

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Published by Macmillan in Basingstoke, Hampshire .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tolstoy, Leo, -- graf, -- 1828-1910 -- Mental health,
  • Tolstoy, Leo, -- graf, -- 1828-1910 -- Psychology,
  • Tolstoy, Leo, -- graf, -- 1828-1910 -- Relations with women,
  • Misogyny in literature,
  • Masochism in literature,
  • Psychoanalysis and literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 246-260) and index.

    StatementDaniel Rancour-Laferriere.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 270 p. ;
    Number of Pages270
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17574983M
    ISBN 100333730410
    OCLC/WorldCa40197161

      My wife, Carolee, says this Great Book can’t be so great if I can’t get through its pages, but I think Tolstoy’s sentences and insights are unmatched. I can vouch for the beginning, at.   Leo Tolstoy is widely considered in the west to be the greatest writer of all time and this year sees the release of a film, The Last Station, to mark the centenary of his death.

    Leo Tolstoy Books in English Publication Year. Make an Offer. War and Peace Vol. 2 by Leo Tolstoy (, Paperback) $ +$ shipping. Make Offer - War and Peace Vol. 2 by Leo Tolstoy (, Paperback) Anna Karenina By Leo Tolstoy Paperback. $ +$ shipping. In this book the European realistic novel, with its attention to social structures, exact description, and psychological rendering, found its most complete expression. From to Tolstoy worked on the second of his masterworks, Anna Karenina, which also created a sensation upon its publication. The concluding section of the novel was.

    Tolstoy)‎ | Book 3. he went to the couch on which he slept. Though no words had passed between Anatole and Mademoiselle Bourienne, they quite understood one another as to the first part of their romance, up to the appearance of the pauvre mère; they understood that they had much to say to one another in private and so.   Cora was taken with the deep boxlike black couch where Tolstoy and most of his 13 children had been born. She remembered a scene in which Levin is in his study with his new wife, Kitty.


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Beginning with Tolstoy's Kreutzer Sonata–his first written "declaration of war on human sexuality"--Tolstoy on the Couch takes us on a sweeping psychoanalytic tour of Tolstoy's diaries and other private materials, revealing that behind his campaign for celibacy lay a painful and complicated drama of early childhood.

Rooting Tolstoy's Author: Daniel Rancour-Laferriere. DANIEL RANCOUR-LAFERRIERE is Professor of Russian at the University of California in Davis. He has authored many books on Russian Themes, including Out From Under Gogol's Overcoat (), The Mind of Stalin (), Tolstoy's Pierre Bezukhov (), and The Slave Soul of Russia ().Brand: Palgrave Macmillan UK.

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Beginning with Tolstoy's Kreutzer Sonata–his first written "declaration of war on human sexuality"--Tolstoy on the Couch takes us on a sweeping psychoanalytic tour of Tolstoy's diaries and other private materials, revealing that behind his campaign for celibacy lay a painful and complicated drama of early childhood.

Rooting Tolstoy's. Psychoanalysis of Tolstoy's diaries and other private materials reveals that Tolstoy's anti-sex position was grounded in a sadistic attitude towards women (including his wife Sonia) and a punishing, masochistic attitude towards himself.

These feelings, in turn, were related to the trauma of maternal loss in Tolstoy's early childhood. The religious dimension of Tolstoy's life is usually associated with his later years following his renunciation of art.

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– Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina. ertger “If people bring so much courage to this world the world has to kill them to break them, so of course it kills them. “I wanted so badly to lie down next to her on the couch, to wrap my arms around her and sleep.

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Abstract. Tolstoy began working on what was to become The Kreutzer Sonata incompleting the work late in Already in the late s Tolstoy had drafted a short piece entitled The Wife Murderer’.

But then the idea for such a work was abandoned for quite a while, perhaps because Tolstoy had trouble finding an appropriate narrative form, or perhaps because of the inherent. : Tolstoy on the Couch: Misogyny, Masochism and the Absent Mother () by Rancour-Laferriere, Daniel and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices.

Leo Tolstoy ( –) was a Russian writer widely regarded as one of the greatest novelists in all of literature. His masterpieces War and Peace and Anna Karenina represent some of the best realistic fiction ever penned.

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Each reading of this book brings additional insight and understanding. That just seems to be a characteristic of a classic book. Rereading brings additional delight. The kindle edition that I read this time has some commentary after the body of the book.

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Book Review Recommended Citation "Reviewed Work: Tolstoy on the Couch: Misogyny, Masochism, and the Absent Mother by Daniel Rancour-Laferriere.”The Russian Review Apr. –  More: Books Tolstoy. Books & Fiction.

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Tolstoy's masterful novel is one of the greatest works of world literature it is a novel of social realism that perfectly bares the Russian soul, set against the fascinating panorama of life in nineteenth-century : Leo Tolstoy.