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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

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Juli var en fantastisk bokmåned, både økonomisk og innkjøpsmessig. Jeg klarte å unngå å bruke opp store deler av lønningen min hos Ark, og jeg har ikke kjøpt en eneste bok på nettet, noe som til meg å være er kjempe bra. 52 more words


Tolstoy rates Trollope

Spotted by Andy Todes:

Leo Tolstoy listed the books that were the greatest influences on him, his life and philosophy as he went through life.  It turns out that  he was greatly influenced by Trollope’s novels between the ages of 35 and 50 (roughly 1863 to 1878). 104 more words