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" Art is a human activity, consisting in this, that one man consciously, by means of certain external signs, hands on to others feelings he has lived through, and that other people are infected by these feelings, and also experience them. "
Journal of Proceedings and Addresses of the ... Annual Meeting - Page 524
by National Educational Association (U.S.). Meeting - 1902
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The Publishers Weekly, Volume 54

1898
...Co., [1898.1 16+287 p. por. D. cl., $1. [2278 "Art is," says Tolstoi, "a human activity consisting hi this, that one man consciously, by means of certain...external signs, hands on to others feelings he has lived through, and that other people are Infected by these feelings and also experience them.'1 He begins...
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Book Notes: A Monthly Literary Magazine and Review of New Books, Volume 1

1898
...revisions. With portrait. ISmo. cloth. Price 75 cents. By mail H7 cents. " Art is," says Tolstoi, " a human activity consisting in this, that one man...external signs, hands on to others feelings he has lived through, and that other people are infected by these feelings and also experience them." He begins...
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The Arena, Volume 25

1901
...weariness of life. He wants a new art built on something higher. "Art is a human activity," he tells us, "consisting in this — that one man consciously,...external signs, hands on to others feelings he has lived through, and that other people are infected by these feelings and also experience them." "It is a means...
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The School Journal, Volume 65

1902
...grammar school student can be made to grasp the significance of Tolstoi's definition of art, "Art is human activity consisting in this, that one man consciously, by means of external signs, hands on to others feelings that he has lived thru, and that other people are infected...
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Literary News, Volume 19

1898
...literature, and religion are all defined with art as " a human activity consisting In this, that a man consciously by means of certain external signs hands on to others feelings he has lived through, that they may also experience them." Now translated as Tolstoi wrote it, with portions formerly...
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Self Culture, Volume 8

1899
...once shows the wide view he takes of his subject. Further on he attempts a more definite explanation: "Art is a human activity, consisting in this, that...external signs, hands on to others feelings he has lived through, and that other people are infected by those feelings, and also experience them," thus narrowing...
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The Complete Works of Lyof N. Tolstoĭ

graf Leo Tolstoy - 1899
...transmit that feeling that others may experience the I same feeling — this is the activity of art. Art is a human activity, consisting in this, that...certain external signs, hands ' on to others feelings tie has lived through, and that other > people are infected by these feelings, and also experience...
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The Review of Reviews, Volume 22

William Thomas Stead - 1900
...against malignant reviewers, restates the novelist's definition of art, and his view of life : — Art is a human activity, consisting in this, that...external signs, hands on to others feelings he has lived through, and that other people are infected by these feelings, and also experience them. The religious...
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The Novels and Other Works of Lyof N. Tolstoļ, Volume 19

graf Leo Tolstoy - 1902
...transmit that feeling that others may experience the same feeling — this is the activity of art. Art is a human activity, consisting in this, that...consciously, by means of certain external signs, hands an to others feelings he has lived through, and that other people are infected by these feelings, and...
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The Life and Teaching of Leo Tolstoy: A Book of Extracts

graf Leo Tolstoy - 1904 - 273 pages
...transmit that feeling that others may experience the same feeling — this is the activity of art. Art is a human activity consisting in this, that one...external signs, hands on to others feelings he has lived through, and that other people are infected by these feelings, and also experience them. Art is not,...
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