War and Peace

By Leo Tolstoy; Louise Maude et al. | Go to book overview
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The Centenary Edition of Tolstoy in 21 vols. ( Oxford, 1928-37) has translations by Louise and Aylmer Maude of his principal works. The World's Classics paperback editions include Anna Karenina and The Raid and Other Stories.

Tolstoy Letters have been edited in 2 vols. by R. F. Christian ( London, 1978).

There are biographies by Aylmer Maude in 2 vols. ( Oxford, 1930), E. J. Simmons in 2 vols. ( Boston, Mass., 1945-6; Vintage paperback, 1960) and Henri Troyat ( London, 1960; Penguin paperback, 1970).

Critical studies include John Bayley, Tolstoy and the Novel ( London, 1966), R. F. Christian, Tolstoy: A Critical Introduction ( Cambridge, 1969), Henry Gifford, Tolstoy ( Oxford: Past Masters, 1982), Malcolm Jones , ed., New Essays on Tolstoy ( Cambridge, 1978), Ralph E. Matlaw, ed., Tolstoy: A Collection of Critical Essays ( New Jersey, 1967).

The following have special reference to War and Peace: Isaiah Berlin , The Hedgehog and the Fox ( London, 1953; reprinted in his Russian Thinkers, London, 1978); R. F. Christian, Tolstoy's 'War and Peace': A Study ( Oxford, 1962).

For contemporary criticisms of War and Peace see A. V. Knowles, ed., Tolstoy: The Critical Heritage ( London, 1978).


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