Anna Karenina, the 'English novel'.Towards the study of anglomania in Leo Tolstoy 's novel Anna Karenina
The article deals with one storyline of the novel Anna Karenina that stands as the key for the re-search into the significance of Anglomania in the novel. The 1850-1870s in Russian culture is the time of a most intensive formation of the image of the UK as a highly complex combination of real and mythological elements. The novel Anna Karenina, which Tolstoy himself called the novel about modern life, sets forth the fashion for everything ‘English’ in Russian high society in the 1870s with almost documentary precision. The episode the article deals with is Anna Karenina's reading of an English novel. The article looks at different theories of the origin of the novel and suggests a particular novel as the source for the English novel in Anna Karenina. Article argues that the knowledge of the particular English novel contributes not only to the re-search of Anglomania in Anna Karenina and other Tolstoy's works but also gives a significant in-sight into the study of the characters in the novel.
Leo Tolstoy Library 1999 - Library of Leo Tolstoy in Yasnaya Polyana : Bibliography. description. - Moscow, Tula : 1999.
Middlemarch 1872 - Middlemarch. Picture of provincial life. George Eliot novel / / Otechestvenniye zapiski :political, literary and scholarly journal. - St. Petersburg: 01/ 1872 - 08/ 1873.
Tolstoy in 2006, V 62 - Tolstoy, Leo. Complete Works. Volume 62. Letters 1873 - 1879 [ electronic resource] / Leo Tolstoy.-M. : RSL 2006.
Tolstoy 2006 V.66 - Tolstoy, Leo. Complete Works. Volume 66. Letters 1891 ( July-December) -1893 [ electronic resource] / Leo Tolstoy. -M. : RSL 2006.
Tolstoy 1955 - Leo Tolstoy about literature. M., 1955.
Eichenbaum 2009 - Eichenbaum B. Leo Tolstoy : researches. Articles. SPB., 2009.
Predtechenskiy 1999 – Predtechenskiy A. From the creative heritage : [History societies. - Polit.mysli, rus.kultury. Memoirs, notes. From the correspondence, memoirs ] / Intr. D. Likhachev, Intr. T. Zhukovskaja, Institute of Russian History. - St. Petersburg: Dmitry Bulanin, 1999.
Sutherland 1999 - Sutherland, John. Who Betrays Elizabeth Bennet? : Further Puzzles in Classic Fiction. Oxford University Press, 1999.
Tolstoy, L. 2012. - Tolstoy L. Anna Karenina. < http://www.gutenberg.org/files/1399/1399-h/1399-h.htm> [Accessed 11 May. 2014].