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The Death of Ivan Ilyich

The Death of Ivan Ilyich

by Leo Tolstoy

The goal of the artist is not to solve a question irrefutably, but to force people to love life in all its innumerable, inexhaustible manifestations.


Works Consulted

Katz, Michael R., ed. Tolstoy's Short Fiction: Norton Critical Edition. New York: Norton, 1990.

Ozick, Cynthia. Interview with Dan Stone for The Big Read. 9 August 2007.

Solzhenitsyn, Alexander. The First Circle. Tr. Thomas P. Whitney. Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 1968.

Tolstoy, Leo. A Confession. 1880. New York: Penguin, 1987.

———. The Jubilee edition of the Complete Collected Works of L.N. Tolstoy in 90 volumes, vol. 5. Published in Moscow by the Russian Academy of Sciences.

———. The Death of Ivan Ilyich. 1886. Tr. Lynn Solotaroff. New York: Bantam Books, 1981.

———. The Raid and Other Stories. Tr. Louise and Aylmer Maude. London: Oxford University Press, 1982.

———. War and Peace: Norton Critical Edition, 2nd ed. Trans. and ed. George Gibian. New York: Norton, 1996.

Acknowledgments

Writers: Andrew D. Kaufman, Lecturer and Visiting Scholar at the University of Virginia, and Erika Koss for the National Endowment for the Arts

Series Editor: Erika Koss for the National Endowment for the Arts

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