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The Kreutzer Sonata, sexual morality and music

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    Rights statement: This is the accepted version of the following chapter: Tolstoy and Spirituality., Edited by Predrag Cicovacki & Heidi Nada Grek, Routledge, 2018. Edited by Predrag Cicovacki & Heidi Nada Grek, which has been published in final form at https://www.academicstudiespress.com/forthcoming/tolstoy-and-spirituality?rq=Tolstoy%20and%20Spirituality.

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTolstoy and Spirituality
EditorsPredrag Cicovacki, Heidi Nada Grek
Place of PublicationBoston
PublisherAcademic Studies Press
Number of pages18
ISBN (Print)9781618118707
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2018


The chapter focuses on Tolstoy's representation of music in his literary works. It analyses Tolstoy's ambivalent attitudes to Beethoven's music in the context of the reception of Beethoven in Russia in the 19th century.

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  • Tolstoy Kreutser Sonata, Tolsoy, spirituality, music

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