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The Tables of Content for individual isses are provided below.

Volume I, 1988

  • Gary Saul Morson, "Prosaics and Anna Karenina"
  • ROUND TABLE: Richard F. Gustafson, Leo Tolstoy. Resident and Stranger
    Critiques: Victor Terras, Robert C. Williams, Richard Gregg, Donna Orwin, Philip C. Rule
    Reply: Richard F. Gustafson
  • RECENT DISSERTATIONS: Pamela Chester, "Hagiography in the Prose of Tolstoy and Leskov"
  • Carolyn McMartin, "The Chronicle"
  • Annotated Bibliography
  • Amy Mandelker and Frank Silbajoris, "A Report on the Soviet-American Tolstoy Conference"
  • Robert Whittaker, "The Tolstoy Archival and Manuscript Project"

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Volume II, 1989

  • ROUND TABLE: Gary Saul Morson, Hidden in Plain View. Narrative and Creative Potentials in War and Peace
    Critiques: Freeman Dyson, Alfred J. Rieber, Cathy Popkin, Carol Any, Anna A. Tavis
    Reply: Gary Saul Morson
  • Daniel Rancour-Laferriere, "Helene as Pre-Oedipal Self-Object"
  • Pamela Chester, "Male and Female Sense of Self in Tolstoy's Trilogy and AnastasiaTsvetaeva's Memoirs"
  • Andrey Bely, "Teacher of Consciousness" (translated, with an essay by Olga Miller Cooke)
  • Karel Capek, "Masaryk and Tolstoy" (translated by Charles E. Townsend)
  • REVIEWS: A. N. Wilson, Tolstoy (Donna Orwin); Martine de Courcel, Tolstoy: The Ultimate Reconciliation (Caryl Emerson); Harold Bloom, ed., Leo Tolstoy's War and Peace (Kathleen Parthé); two articles by A. K. Zholkovsky (Donna Orwin); Peter Ulf Møller, Postlude to the Kreutzer Sonata (Amy Mandelker)
  • Amy Mandelker, "Re-reading Tolstoy:; New Directions in Tolstoy Scholarship"
  • Annotated Bibliography
  • RECENT DISSERTATIONS: Frank Ellis, "Concepts of War in L. N. Tolstoy and V. S. Grossman"
  • Robert H. Davis, Jr., "The Third Seminar on Tolstoy and America"

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Volume III, 1990

  • Ronald LeBlanc, "Levin Visits Anna: The Iconology of Harlotry"
  • Traci Carroll, "Sports/Writing and Tolstoy's Critique of Male Authority in Anna Karenina"
  • Elizabeth Trahan, "'The Divine and the Human. Or Three More Deaths': A Late Chapter in Tolstoy's Dialogue with Death"
  • Natasha Sankovitch, "Readers' Experience of Repetition in Tolstoy"
  • Dragan Milivojevic, "Tolstoy's Views of Buddhism"
  • Galya Diment, "'Tolstoy or Dostoevsky' and the Modernists: Polemics with Joseph Brodsky"
  • Amy Mandelker, "Feminist Criticism and Anna Karenina"
  • Anna Travis, "Comrade Lenin or Count Leo Tolstoy? Reflections after Some Memorable Meetings at Harrogat
  • Nathan Rosen, "Notes on War and Peace"
  • Scott Craig, "The Hunt for Truth in War and Peace"
  • REVIEWS: Jay Parini, The Last Station: A Novel of Tolstoy's Last Year (Caryl Emerson); Hugh McLean, ed., In the Shade of the Giant. Essays on Tolstoy (Edward Wasiolek); Alexander Fodor, A Quest for a Non-Violent Russia: The Partnership of Leo Tolstoy and Vladimir Chertkov (Zinaida Vaganova)
  • William Edgerton "Meeting an Old Tolstoyan Leader in Siberia"
  • Annotated Bibliography

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Volume IV, 1991

  • David Sloane, "Pushkin's Legacy in Anna Karenina"
  • Liza Knapp, "Tolstoy on Musical Mimesis: Platonic Aesthetics and Erotics in The Kreutzer Sonata"
  • Duffield White, "An Evolutionary Study of Tolstoy's First Story, The Raid"
  • Jane Gary Harris, "A Humanist Reading of Tolstoy: The Writings of Petr M. Bitsilli"
  • Dragan Milivojevic, "Some Similarities and Differences between Tolstoy's Concepts of Identity and Vocation and Their Parallels in Hinduism"
  • ROUND TABLE: Rimvydas Silbajoris, Tolstoy's Aesthetics and His Art
    Discussants: Victor Terras, Charles Moser, Kathleen Parthé, Richard Gustafson
  • Gary Saul Morson, "The Tolstoy Questions, Reflections on the Silbajoris Thesis"
    Professor Silbajoris Replies
  • REVIEWS: Michael R. Katz, ed., Tolstoy's Short Fiction (John Kopper); Gary Adelman, Anna Karenina: The Bitterness of Ectasy (Caryl Emerson); Eric de Haard, Narrative and Anti-Narrative Structures in Lev Tolstoy's Early Works (James Roney)
  • Annotated Bibliography

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Volume V, 1992

  • Thomas Barran, "Rousseau's Political Vision and Tolstoy's What is Art"
  • Robert Edwards, "Tolstoy and John Dewey: Pragmatism and Prosaics"
  • Galya Diment, "Tolstoy and Bloomsbury"
  • Philip Rogers, "Tolstoy's Hamlet"
  • Suzanne Osborne, "When a House is Not a Home: The Alien Residences of Effi Briest and Anna Karenina"
  • Anna Tavis, "Leo Tolstoy and James Joyce: Post-Communist Negotiations"
  • Robert Whittaker, "Americans Write to Tolstoy: A Report on the Tolstoy-USA Project"
  • Annotated Bibliography

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Volume VI, 1993: Special issue on Tolstoy and sexuality

  • Ronald LeBlanc, "Unpalatable Pleasures: Tolstoy, Food, and Sex"
  • Daniel Rancour-Laferriere, "Anna's Adultery: Distal Sociobiology vs. Proximate Psychoanalysis"
  • Anthony Anemone, "Gender, Genre, and the Discourse of Imperialism in Tolstoy's Cossacks"
  • Dragan Kujundzic, "Pardoning Woman in Anna Karenina"
  • Robert Edwards, "Tolstoy and Alice B. Stockham: The Influence of Tokology on The Kreutzer Sonata"
    Leo Tolstoy, "Preface to Tokology"
  • Robert Edwards, "A History of the Composition of the 'Afterword to The Kreutzer Sonata'"
    Leo Tolstoy, "Afterword to The Kreutzer Sonata"
  • William Nickell, "The Twain Shall Be of One Mind: Tolstoy in 'Leag' with Eliza Burnz and Henry Parkhurst"
    Leo Tolstoy, "On the Relations between the Sexes"
  • ROUND TABLE: Donna Tussing Orwin, Tolstoy's Art and Thought 1847-1880
    Discussants: Caryl Emerson, Andrew Wachtel, Gary Jahn
    Reply: Donna Orwin
  • REVIEWS: Gareth Williams, The Influence of Tolstoy on Readers of His Works (Natasha Sankovitch); William Edgerton, ed., Memoirs of Peasant Tolstoyans in Soviet Russia (Gina Kovarsky)
  • Annotated Bibliography

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Volume VII, 1994

  • Martin Bidney, "'Three Deaths' and 'How People Die': Insight and Idealization in Tolstoy and Zola"
  • Zinaida Vaganova, "Pushkin, Tolstoy, and the Potlatch: The Economy of Loss in Anna Karenina"
  • Curt Whitcomb, "Resisting the Effortless in Anna Karenina"
  • Olga Meerson, "Literary Genesis of a Justification for Killing: From Posterity to Forefathers"
  • Robert Edwards, "Prosaics and Pragmatism: Deweyan Philosophy through Tolstoyan Art"
  • ROUND TABLE: Daniel Rancour-Laferriere, Tolstoy's Pierre Bezhukov: A Psychoanalytic Study
    Discussants: Brett Cooke, Ronald LeBlanc, Duffield White, James Rice
    Reply: Daniel Rancour-Laferriere
  • Annotated Bibliography

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Volume VIII, 1995-1996: Special issue on Anna Karenina

  • David Herman, "Allowable Passions in Anna Karenina"
  • Svetlana Evdokimova, "The Drawing and the Grease Spot: Creativity and Interpretation in Anna Karenina"
  • Amy Mandelker, "Illustrate and Condemn: The Phenomenology of Vision in Anna Karenina"
  • Gina Kovarsky, "Mimesis and Moral Education in Anna Karenina"
  • Liza Knapp, "The Estates of Pokrovskoe and Vosdvizhenskoe: Tolstoy's Labyrinth of Linkings in Anna Karenina"
  • Justin Weir, "Anna Incommunicada: Language and Consciousness in Anna Karenina"
  • Ian Saylor, "Anna Karenina and Don Giovanni: The Vengeance Motif in Oblonsky's Dream"
  • James Rice, "Some Observations on Stiva's Dream"
  • William Mills Todd III, "Reading Anna in Parts"
  • ROUND TABLE: Amy Mandelker, Framing Anna Karenina: Tolstoy, the Woman Question, and the Victorian Novel
    Discussants: Caryl Emerson, Charles Isenberg, Donna Orwin
    Reply: Amy Mandelker
  • REVIEW: Gary Saul Morson, Narrative and Freedom: The Shadows of Time (Hans Jürg Rindisbacher and Larissa Rudova
  • Caryl Emerson, "Prosaics in Anna Karenina: Pro and Con"
  • Gary Saul Morson, "Poetic Justice, False Listening, and Falling in Love, Or, Why Anna Refuses a Divorce"
  • Annotated Bibliography

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Volume IX, 1997

Volume X, 1998

Volume XI, 1999

Volume XIV, 2002

  • Donna Tussing Orwin, "Note from the Editor"
  • Caryl Emerson, "Leo Tolstoy and the Rights of Music under Stalin (Another look at Prokofiev's Party-Minded Masterpiece, War and Peace)"
  • Sarah Hudspith, "Narrative and Miscarriages of Justice in Tolstoy's Resurrection"
  • Hugh McLean, "A Clash of Utopias: Tolstoy and Gorky"
  • Harriet Murav, "Maslova's Exorbitant Body"
  • From the history of Tolstoy criticism: Fedor Sologub's "The One Path of Lev Tolstoy", introduction, translation, and annotation by Jason Merrill
  • Poetry: Carl Dennis, "Audience", Anne Carson, "TVMen: Tolstoy"
  • Archival research: Excerpts from A.D. Donskov, ed., Z.N. Ivanova and L.D. Gromova, compilers. Iz arkhiva N.N. Guseva: Novye materialy o L.N. Tolstom. (Ottawa: Slavic Research Group at the University of Ottawa and State L.N. Tolstoy Museum, Moscow, 2002). Introduction by Andrew Donskov; translations by John Woodsworth.
  • Research notes: Lidiia Gromova-Opulskaia, "Was Levin's sky 'high' or 'quiet' in Anna Karenina?"; Carol Flath and Richard Sheldon, "Two More Views on the Pevear-Volokhonsky Translation of Anna Karenina", with a response from Hugh McLean
  • Tolstoy scholarship in Russia and abroad: Paul Haddock, "Recent Publications and Annotated Bibliography for 2001-2002"; Mark Conliffe, "Supplement to the Annotated Bibliography for 1988-1994"
  • Reviews: Lev Anninsky. Okhota na L'va (Michael Denner); A.D. Donskov, ed., Z.N. Ivanova and L.D. Gromova, compilers. Iz arkhiva N.N. Guseva: Novye materialy o L.N. Tolstom (Gary Jahn); Anna Glebovna Grodetskaia. Otvety predaniia: zhitiia sviatykh v dukhovnom poiske L'va Tolstogo; Helena Goscilo and Petre Petrov, eds. Anna Karenina on Page & Screen, Studies in Slavic Cultures II (Justin Weir); Donna Orwin, ed. The Cambridge Companion to Tolstoy (Julie Buckler)
  • News from the Profession: Conference in Tbilisi (Anna Hruska), Harvard Tolstoy Conference (Justin Weir)

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Volume XV, 2002

  • Easley, Roxanne. Count L.N. Tolstoy, Peace Arbitrator 1861-1862. pp. 1-18.
  • Galagan, Galina Ia. Tolstoy's Confession: The Conception of a Worldview [Translated by Dale Peterson]. pp. 19-24.
  • Jackson, Robert Louis. Scenes from the Apocalypse in Tolstoy;s War and Peace: The Lion of Judah. pp. 25-34.
  • Love, Jeff. The End of Knowing in War and Peace. pp. 35-49.
  • Oliver, Donna. Dolokhov as Romantic Parody: Ambiguity and Incongruity in Tolstoy;s Pre-Byronic Hero. pp. 50-66.
  • Scanlan, James. From William James to Karl Marx: David Kvitko's Studies of Tolstoy the Thinker. pp. 67-78.
  • Tsurikov, N.A. Encounters with Tolstoy. Translated, introduced, and annotated by Vladimir A. Tsurikov. pp. 79-98.
  • Gregg, Richard. Tolstoy as Goldilocks: The Solution to a Mystery. p. 99.
  • Haddock, Paul. Recent Publications and Annotated Bibliography, 2002-2003. pp. 100-105.
  • Conliffe, Mark. Supplement to the Annotated Bibliography for 1988-1994. pp. 107-110.
  • Mandelker, Amy. Kåre Johan Mjør. Desire, Death, and Imitation. Narrative Patterns in the Late Tolstoy. Bergen, Norway: Slavica Bergensia 4 (2002). pp. 111-112.
  • Cruise, Edwina. Liza Knapp and Amy Mandelker, eds. Approaches to Teaching Tolstoy's Anna Karenina. New York: The Modern Language Association of America, 2003. pp. 112-114.
  • Mandelker, Amy. Anna in the Tropics. A play in two acts, by Nilo Cruz. pp. 114-116.
  • Gromova-Opul'skaia. Sergei Romanov, ed. Russkie mysliteli o Tolstom. Tula: "Iasnaia Poliana"
  • L.D. Publishers, 2002 [Text of review translated by Lonny Harrison]. pp. 117-121.
  • McLean, Hugh. L.N. Tolstoi and N.N. Strakhov. L.N. Tolstoi I N.N. Strakhov: Polnoe sobranie perepiski. A.A. Donskov, ed.; L.D. Gromova and T.G. Nikiforova, compilers. Ottawa: Slavic Research Group at the University of Ottawa and Moscow: L.N. Tolstoy State Museum, 2003. 2 vols. pp. 122-124.
  • Hudspith, Sarah. [Account of] L.N. Tolstoi v dvizhenii vremeni. Linked conferences in honour of the 175th anniversary of the writer's birth. Iasnaia Poliana, Tula, Moscow, 28 August – 5 September 2003. pp. 125-129.

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