Tolstoyan
adjective see Tolstoy

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  • Tolstoyan — Tol*stoy an, Tolstoian Tol*stoi an, a. Of or pertaining to Tolstoy (1828 1910). n. A follower of Tolstoy, who advocates and practices manual labor, simplicity of living, nonresistance, etc., holds that possession of wealth and ownership of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tolstoyan — The adjective Tolstoyan (also spelled Tolstoian)refers to the author Leo Tolstoy.The Tolstoyans (Толстовцы, Tolstovtsy) follow the religious views expressed by Leo Tolstoy (1828 1910), the internationally famed Russian novelist. Tolstoy s views… …   Wikipedia

  • Tolstoyan — adjective Of, or related to, , the Russian writer. This essay will look first at Gandhis knowledge of Tolstoy and proceed to the persons, organizations, and books that enlarged and enriched Gandhis knowledge of Tolstoyan values …   Wiktionary

  • Tolstoyan — See Tolstoy, Count Leo. * * * …   Universalium

  • tolstoyan — tol·stoy·an …   English syllables

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  • Tolstoian — Tolstoyan Tol*stoy an, Tolstoian Tol*stoi an, a. Of or pertaining to Tolstoy (1828 1910). n. A follower of Tolstoy, who advocates and practices manual labor, simplicity of living, nonresistance, etc., holds that possession of wealth and ownership …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tolstoy — Tolstoyan, Tolstoian, adj., n. Tolstoyism, n. Tolstoyist, n. /tohl stoy, tol /; Russ. /tul stoy /, n. Leo or Lev Nikolaevich /lev nik euh luy euh vich /; Russ. /lyef nyi ku lah yi vyich/ …   Universalium

  • Life and Labor Commune — The Life and Labor Commune was a Tolstoyan agricultural commune founded in 1921 and disbanded as a state run collective farm in 1937. The commune was founded near Moscow but was later resettled on the outskirts of Siberia. Throughout its… …   Wikipedia

  • Aylmer and Louise Maude — Aylmer Maude (28 March1858 ndash; 25 August1938) and Louise Maude (1855 ndash;1939) were English translators of Tolstoy s work, and Aylmer Maude also wrote his friend Tolstoy s biography. After living many years in Russia the Maudes spent the… …   Wikipedia

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