How Tolstoy Affected the Form of the Novel

a short story Length in Tolstoy equals the desire to make more money; length in Tolstoy was the hunger to be paid more. Lev was paid by the word. Anna Karenina and War and Peace are as long as they are principally for this reason (--is this really a reason or merely an explanation [not exactly the same]?). … Continue reading How Tolstoy Affected the Form of the Novel