Taking the intimidation out of Tolstoy

Simon and Schuster Enriched Classic: Anna Karenina, Leo Tolstoy - Includes detailed explanatory notes, an overview of key themes, and more

Anna Karenina is considered one of the greatest novels of all time. If tackling it has evaded you all these years, you're not alone.

This spring, we're taking the intimidation out of Tolstoy with a guided series, "Tuesdays with Tolstoy." Join Erika Knowles, University of Tennessee student of Russian literature, as she leads us through a discussion of Tolstoy's masterpiece in four parts.

Registration is highly encouraged.

Tuesdays with Tolstoy schedule

6:00 - 7:30 at Lawson McGhee Library

April 7 - Discuss through Chapter 8 of Part 2

April 14 - Discuss through Chapter 9 of Part 4

April 21 - Discuss through Chapter 12 of Part 6

April 28 - Discuss through the end of the book

Participants may use any translation of the novel. Knowles is using the Simon and Schuster Enriched Classic edition of Anna Karenina, translated by Constance Garnett.

This series is part of the University of Tennessee Knoxville's Leo Tolstoy Festival (April 23-24, 2015), sponsored by UT Humanities Center, Ready for the World Program, and UT Departments of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures, English, and Religious Studies.