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War and Peace: The Book: Home

The famous novel "War and Peace" turns 150 years old this year. This libguide helps you dive deep into the book.

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St Ambrose University Event

Fall Vocal Concert: War and Peace
Friday, October 25
7:30 p.m.
Allaert Auditorium, Galvin Fine Arts Center, St Ambrose University Campus
Professor Nathan Windt, Conductor.
Description: The St. Ambrose University Chorale, Chamber Singers, and Bella Voce vocal ensembles present "War and Peace," an eclectic pairing of classic and contemporary choral works addressing issues relating to war, conflict, peace, and understanding.
The event is free and open to the public. 

Subject Headings

 Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 -- Campaigns -- Russia -- Fiction;

 Russia -- History -- Alexander I, 1801-1825 -- Fiction;

 Russian fiction -- Translations into English

TolstoyLeo, graf, 1828-1910  books ABOUT the author himself and critical works about the author's own work.

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Understanding the novel

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Stella Herzig
SAU Library
518 West locust St.
Davenport, IA 52803
Library 1st floor, Rm.124

Iowa City Events

Public Reading of "War and Peace"
Sept.30 - Oct. 3, 9am-9pm/ Oct.4, until it is finished.
Location: Weatherdance Fountain Stage Pedestrian Mall 
(Graduate Hotel in inclement weather) Iowa City, IA 

The University of Iowa Stanley Museum of Art
"The disasters of War" in the Stanley Visual Classroom, third floor
IMU, Sept 26 - Dec. 8, 2019

University of Iowa's Main Library, Special Collections Reading Room
"Goya's "Diasaters of War"
and Tolstoy's "War and Peace":
A Dialogue between
Art and Literature.

Recasting Tolstoy for World War II:
Sergei Prokofiev's Opera 'War and Peace'
and the Russian Epic Tradition
Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, 6:30pm-10:30pm
The University of Iowa School of Music, Voxman Bldg
Stark Opera Studio

War and Peace
at FilmScene
In Collaboration with the Iowa City Book Festival
and in celebration of the 150th anniversary
of Leo Tolstoy's epic,
FilmScene presents a new digital restoration
of Sergei Bondarchuk's eight-hou rmasterpiece.
Sunday Oct. 6, $25 , Significant hours
1:30pm Intro, 2pm Chapter 1, 4:45pmChap. II,
6:30pm Chap. III The Year 1812, 8pm Chap. IV.
Monday Oct. 7, and Oct 8th
Encore presentations  5:30pm-10pm.