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L.N.Tolstoy and India. Correspondence L.N.Tolstoy and India. Correspondence

L.N.Tolstoy and India. Correspondence

Еditor: Anna Bochkovskaya
Compilator: Tat`yana Zagorodnikova

Nauka

Moskva, 2013, 272 pages

ISBN: 978-5-02-036539-1

The book includes 102 documents from the Department of Manuscripts, State Museum of L.N.Tolstoy. This part of epistolary heritage of L.N.Tolstoy embraces a period from 1896 till 1910, when the teaching of a great Russian writer and thinker became famous beyond the borders of Russian Empire. For the peoples of the East and India among them he seemed to be a prophet and mahatma who had answered to all vital problems of their life. The published documents can be divided into 3 parts: Tolstoy’s correspondence with Indians; correspondence with Europeans about Indian problems; correspondence with Russians about Indian theme. The publication is supplied with commentaries.

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