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How can I explain to to you? Writing from a position of deep religiosity that he had explained in his Confession inhe points out that not Christ, but the Church which he despises instituted marriage.

Wikipedia suggests an answer: A Different View of Tolstoy I have long known about this novella, but this is my first time reading it. And through Kreutzer Sonata he found a way of expressing them. It is not at all what I expected, and I don’t quite know what to make of it.

The trailer is to the Gate Theatre production by Natalie Tosltoi who, according to the New York Times, brings in the music and the musicians “in seemingly random fragments at first, which coalesce into something transcendent. So how does one make the smooth transition from Don Juan to homicidal maniac? I have the Sonat Perlman version but this one is fine too: Retrieved from ” https: I’ve never heard music like this man’s, this sobbing in the midst of triumphal chords, such ambrosial anguish, jigs danced on shimmering coals.


As the story builds to its conclusion, we see how unprovoked jealousy can consume a person entirely, and destroy a relationship that is based on proprietorship. What I got from it had nothing to do with what he was trying to teach.

There I was, in a different city, no paperback to read, a few books on Audible, yes, but it still wasn’t the same.

The story is written as a direct narrative by the offender himself. I think I prefer the Tolstoy of War and Peace and of Anna Karenina to the more fundamentalist and intensely angry Tolstoy who wrote this novella.

Oreutzer she will, with the assistance of conspiring doctors, prevent the birth of her offspring—in other words, she will be a kind of prostitute, degrading herself not to the level of a beast but to the level of a thing—or she will be what she is in the majority of cases, heartsick, hysterical, unhappy, without hope of spiritual life. You are at least next door to hating humanity, for you pity humanity because it is human. Of course we’re glad he golstoi, because we have possibilities, like The Death of Ivan Ilych.

She also says that even in later years, Tolstoy was quite sexually active, despite his preaching, and that poor Sonya, his wife, must have had a kreutzeg time of it with eleven children, four of whom died.

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It transports me into a state that is not my natural one. Love’s supposed to be something ideal and noble, whereas in practice it’s just a sordid matter that degrades us to the level of pigs I don’t recommend this sonatz to anybody.


Every person’s life goal should be chastity and abstinence. This page was last edited on 30 Septemberat What I go I drew my conclusions about this novella prior to reading Tolstoy’s Afterword. He and all the humanitarians pity the joys of men. All that said, if you really do get majorly upset by these topics and aren’t prepared to just fall in with Tolstoy’s maddening prose while suspending the realization that he pretty much means every word, then reading this book could leave you with more than a few blown fuses.

The Kreutzer Sonata

But I’d be l Tolstoy does it again! Arranged marriages are better. View all 10 comments.

I don’t know enough about Tolstoy to know his views on romance, marriage, sex, etc. The Kreutzer Sonata has been adapted for film well over a dozen times. Cos’ha di speciale tale sonata? View all 6 comments.

The Kreutzer Sonata by Leo Tolstoy

Many consider Tolstoy to have been one of the world’s greatest novelists. Leo Tolstoy ‘s The Kreutzer Sonata Stage adaptation by Nancy Aonata as a dramatic monologue. View all 46 comments. During a train ride a conversation ensues between passengers concerning love and a woman’s right to marry for love.

View all 24 comments. Here, with Joshua Bell and Yuja Wang, is the presto in the first movement that Tolstoy mentions specifically.