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The Kreutzer Sonata

Leo Tolstoy

Publication of The Kreutzer Sonata in 1889 was a significant intellectual event worldwide. Censored in Russia, it set off an explosive debate in Europe, America, and Asia on matters relating to sexual abstinence and the hypocrisy of marriage. The novella emphasizes Tolstoy's controversial view on sexuality, which asserts that physical desire is an obstacle to relations between men and women and may result in tragedy. The Kreutzer Sonata has been recognized as among the best examples of Tolstoy's art of storytelling.(Introduction by Dorlene Kaplan)

Publication of The Kreutzer Sonata in 1889 was a significant intellectual event worldwide. Censored in Russia, it set off an explosive debate in Europe, America, and Asia on matters relating to sexual abstinence and the hypocrisy of marriage. The novella emphasizes Tolstoy's controversial view on sexuality, which asserts that physical desire is an obstacle to relations between men and women and may result in tragedy. The Kreutzer Sonata has been recognized as among the best examples of Tolstoy's art of storytelling.(Introduction by Dorlene Kaplan)
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

Publication of The Kreutzer Sonata in 1889 was a significant intellectual event worldwide. Censored in Russia, it set off an explosive debate in Europe, America, and Asia on matters relating to sexual abstinence and the hypocrisy of marriage. The novella emphasizes Tolstoy's controversial view on sexuality, which asserts that physical desire is an obstacle to relations between men and women and may result in tragedy. The Kreutzer Sonata has been recognized as among the best examples of Tolstoy's art of storytelling.(Introduction by Dorlene Kaplan)

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

3h 41m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

12:33


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

10:22


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

02:16


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

04:48


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

06:03


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

08:43


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

02:33


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

03:36


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

04:35


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

03:42


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

05:01


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

09:23


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

09:52


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

06:58


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

11:48


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

13:22


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

10:54


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

04:17


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

07:37


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

08:32


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

14:08


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

07:13


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

08:53


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

06:02


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

09:50


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

09:31


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

12:41


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

06:27