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Jones, W. Gareth 1936-

Overview
Works: 25 works in 47 publications in 3 languages and 2,268 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Love stories  Domestic fiction  History  Historical fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Poetry  Juvenile works  Didactic fiction 
Roles: Editor, Author of introduction
Classifications: PG3366, 891.733
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Most widely held works by W. Gareth Jones
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy ( )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 1,511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Many believe Anna Karenina to be the greatest novel ever written. The impossible and destructive triangle of Anna, her husband Karenin, and her lover Vronsky, is set against the marriage of Levin and Kitty, illuminating the most important questions which beset humanity. This edition uses Louise and Aylmer Maude's classic translation - still unsurpassed - and is printed here with a new introduction and detailed annotation. - ;In 1872 the mistress of a neighbouring landowner threw herself under a train at a station near Tolstoy's home. This gave Tolstoy the starting point he needed for composing
Nikolay Novikov : enlightener of Russia by W. Gareth Jones ( Book )
12 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Nikolay Novikov (1744-1818) was a key figure in Russian cultural life under Catherine the Great. He was in turn a successful journalist, historiographer, educator, publisher, leading freemason and philanthropist, and he left his distinctive mark on each of these spheres at a formative moment in Russia."--book jacket
Tolstoi and Britain ( Book )
5 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
What is art? by Leo Tolstoy ( Book )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During the decades of his world fame as sage and preacher as well as author of War and Peace and Anna Karenina, Tolstoy wrote prolifically in a series of essays and polemics on issues of morality, social justice and religion. These culminated in What is Art?, published in 1898. Although Tolstoy perceived the question of art to be a religious one, he considered and rejected the idea that art reveals and reinvents through beauty. The works of Dante, Michelangelo, Shakespeare, Beethoven, Baudelaire and even his own novels are condemned in the course of Tolstoy's impassioned and iconoclastic redefinition of art as a force for good, for the progress and improvement of mankind. In his illuminating preface Richard Pevear considers What is Art? in relation to the problems of faith and doubt, and the spiritual anguish and fear of death which preoccupied Tolstoy in the last decades of his life
Gwylan by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov ( Book )
2 editions published in 1970 in Welsh and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Y llenor yn Ewrop ( Book )
1 edition published in 1976 in Welsh and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Russian and English parallel texts : a translation course by W. Gareth Jones ( Book )
1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ffarwel Gwlsari by Chingiz Aĭtmatov ( Book )
1 edition published in 1971 in Welsh and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Un diwrnod Ifan Denisofitsh by Aleksandr Isaevich Solzhenit︠s︡yn ( Book )
1 edition published in 1977 in Welsh and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Winter evening = Zimniĭ vecher = Noson arw by Aleksandr Sergeevich Pushkin ( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in Russian and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Meyerhold by V. Ė Meĭerkholʹd ( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in Welsh and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tolstoy : what is art? ( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Storiau Tshechof by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov ( Book )
1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
<> by Chingiz Aitmatovich AITMATOV ( Book )
1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy ( )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Storïau tramor by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov ( Book )
1 edition published in 1977 in Welsh and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Russian classicism by W. Gareth Jones ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Gwylan ... Cyfieithiad o Tshaica gan W. Gareth Jones by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov ( Book )
1 edition published in 1970 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Publicity material for a production of a Chekhov play ( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in Welsh and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Y llenar yn Europ ( Book )
1 edition published in 1976 in Welsh and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Gareth Jones, W.
Gareth Jones, W. 1936-
Jones, W. G.
Jones, William Gareth.
Languages
English (31)
Welsh (9)
Russian (1)
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