Definitions for "Anna Karenina"
Keywords:  karenina, tolstoy, leo, novel, russian
Anna Karenina (Анна Каренина) is a novel by the Russian writer Leo Tolstoy first published in periodical installments from 1875 to 1877. The novel first appeared as a serial in the periodical Ruskii Vestnik (Russian: "Русский Вестник", "Russian Messenger") -- but Tolstoy clashed with its editor Mikhail Katkov over issues that arose in the final installment. Therefore, the novel's first complete appearance was in book form.
Anna Karenina is a United States 1985 made-for-TV movie version of the famous Leo Tolstoy novel, Anna Karenina.
Anna Karenina (also known in the UK as Tolstoy's Anna Karenina) is a 1948 British film based on the 19th century novel, Anna Karenina, by the Russian writer Leo Tolstoy. The film was directed by Julien Duvivier, and starred Vivien Leigh in the title role. It was produced by Alexander Korda for his company, London Films, and distributed in the United States by 20th Century Fox.