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The book filled with troubles, falsehoods

By the time I finished Leo Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina I was overcome by a distinct feeling of emptiness. Not because of the book’s length, though—I’ve read lengthy novels before, most of which I endeavored to close indefinitely (hello… 467 more words



Leo Tolstoy’s classic story of doomed love is one of the most admired novels in world literature. Generations of readers have been enthralled by his magnificent heroine, the unhappily married Anna Karenina, and her tragic affair with dashing Count Vronsky. 215 more words


Yekaterina Shipulina and Oleg Markov

Yekaterina Shipulina (Bolshoi Ballet) and Oleg Markov (Boris Eifman Ballet), “Anna Karenina”, Boris Eifman Ballet (August 19, 2014)

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Photographer Irina Tuminene


Anna Corona-na

During my first year of college, I found my way into the home of the wonderful Binns family. I worked as a nanny for the two children, a job description which occasionally included the dinnertime shift. 451 more words

Elaborate costume designs, sets overshadows acting in ‘Anna Karenina’

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Anna Karenina,” Joe Wright’s adaptation of the classic and beloved Leo Tolstoy novel, is an intense spectacle that excels in visual splendor and mood, but feels overstuffed at times. 377 more words

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How Can We Recognise Immortals?


               What is the role of the author biography in our culture? Or more to the point, where do the lives of writers come into play? This question is not meant to be restricted to any particular brand of writers, “popular” or “literate,” “political” or “commonplace,” “fantastical” or “realist”, etc. 3,616 more words