Thursday, March 26, 2015

Transcending Time: Anna Karenina

One of the greatest Russian authors, Tolstoy was a master of craft. His creations of "War and Peace" and "Anna Karenina" live on in fame as works of literary art. The genius of Anna Karenina lies in how ahead of its time it's content was. "Anna Karenina" addressed at the time current day issues, provided a commentary on the social order of Russia, as well as providing a unique prospective on the roles of women during the period of the books conception, even going so far as to discuss pregnancy and child birth, contraception, and infidelity.

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