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Una gelosia senza pace che vede la colpa ovunque, in uno sguardo, in un gesto, in un sorriso, addirittura nella musica. Don’t let your wife play musical instruments with another man 4. My rating is based on my experience of the story.

Every person’s life goal should be chastity and abstinence. The Kreutzer Sonata sounded interesting but it is just a guy on a train, mansplaining warped views of women to random strangers on a train. They promote the idea that it is healthy for boys to sknata carnal appetites.

The Kreutzer Sonata

I don’t know enough about Tolstoy to know his views on romance, marriage, sex, etc. It made me angry, it fascinated me, I couldn’t stop reading it. Jun 14, Duane rated it really liked it Shelves: The aim alters under its own force returning to victims already slain or contradicting what has been said. Why would a writer pen such a semi negative image of a book in her introduction, I wondered. See 1 question about The Kreutzer Sonata‚Ķ. Pozdnyshev complains that some music is powerful enough to change one’s internal state to a foreign one.

This is not a man indifferent to music.

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But we, on the contrary, pretend that what is low and shameful and disgusting is beautiful and elevated. Not much, though she points out that Levin in Anna Karenina was already a few steps along the road to becoming the Pozdnyshev character, though Tolstoy treats his jealousy with affection.


Kreutzef read in a very thick Brooklyn?

Tolstoy wrote this during the spiritual crisis that reshaped his life. People get on and off. If you fulfill my expectations and fantasies about you, then I will love you.

Snoata the work had been forbidden in Russia by the censors, a mimeographed version was widely circulated. While I knew the basic story, I was surprised at how long it took to get started. View all 12 comments. She bears five children, len then receives contraceptives: Thus his stigmatising of hypocrisy and egoism and vulgarity and carnality in The Kreutzer Sonata seemed to me height of duplicity. Although his views on carnality do explain how he managed to father 13 kids and after reading this I now mostly just feel pretty sorry for krsutzer old Mrs Tolstoy.

I’m not here to judge, man. I can see that he was an extremely gifted writer, and mean no disrespect to his ardent fans.

May I recommend Valium with a cup of warm tea beforehand, or that you avoid this book like the plague? What does it do? He has his own analysis of the cause of all this as being “animal excesses” and “swinish connection” governing the relation between the sexes.

Return to Book Page. Music seems to me to act like yawning or laughter; I have no desire to sleep, but I yawn when I see others yawn; with no reason to laugh, I laugh when I hear others laugh. However, I suggest you read Tolstoy’s follow-up clarification of the meaning behind The Kreutzer Sonata. Love these Russian writers. Whether penance can ever be found even if forgiveness has been received from others. The master guided the story into one of passion versus repression within the individual and society.


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The tension that sonqta must be a strat The novella is a rant, defuse, spending its building rage in scattered directions, assaulting the kreuutzer morbid absurdities in society, life. Anachronistic or not, the words that the composer speaks are taken almost verbatim from Tolstoy! Banned by the Russian censors this is probably LT’s most controversial work, and it’s easy to see why, lekn the most fraught relationship is unlikely to approach the crazy What happened to Tolstoy the jolly sensualist who liked getting his leg over?

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. This page eonata last edited on 30 Septemberat There are some fairly sexist, misogynist and antiquated views relating to women and marriage expressed in this book but I suppose it has be taken within the context of the time in which it was written.

Anything else is double, double toil and trouble. 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. Galicius Part of the answer wonata your question: You do know it?