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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. "
The American Monthly Review of Reviews - Page 370
edited by - 1900
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The Publishers Weekly, Volume 54

American literature - 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...are Infected by these feelings and also experience them.'1 He begins with a critical analysis of the term art, as defined by English, German, and French...
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The book buyer, Volume 17

American literature - 1898
...of Painting, Music, and Literature. His own definition is almost unexceptionable : " Art," he says, "is a human activity, consisting in this, that one...infected by these feelings, and also experience them"; and "the activity of art is to evoke in oneself a feeling one has once experienced, and having evoked...
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Leo Tolstoy: The Grand Mujik; a Study in Personal Evolution

George Herbert Perris - Authors, Russian - 1898 - 236 pages
...is the very Devil ! By these stages we reach Tolstoy's own attempt to define art. It is, he says, " a human activity, consisting in this that one...infected by these feelings, and also experience them. Art is not, as the metaphysicians say, the manifestation of some mysterious idea of beauty, or God...
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Literary News, Volume 19

L. Pylodet, Augusta Harriet (Garrigue) Leypoldt - American literature - 1898
...science, literature, and religion are all denned 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 suppressed....
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Self Culture, Volume 8

History - 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...lived through, and that other people are infected by those feelings, and also experience them," thus narrowing the scope of art to the expression of feelings....
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The Annual American Catalogue 1886-1900: Being the Full Titles, with ...

American literature - 1899
...revisions. NY, T: Y. Oowell & Co., [1898.] 16+237 p. por. D. cl., $1. "Art is," says Tolstoi, "ahuman activity consisting in this, that one man consciously, by means of certain external signs, bands on to others reelings he has lived through, and that other people are Infected by these feelings...
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Book Notes: A Monthly Literary Magazine and Review of New Books, Volume 1

American literature - 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...infected by these feelings and also experience them." He begins >vith a critical analysis of the term art, as defined by English, German, and French philosophers,...
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Tolstoy and his problems: essays

Aylmer Maude - Literary Criticism - 1901 - 220 pages
...been attacked by a patriotic mob, whose feelings were harrowed by an attempt to hold a peacemeeting. one man consciously, by means of certain external...infected by these feelings, and also experience them" (p. 50). Art is possible because we share one common human nature. One touch of nature makes the whole...
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Proceedings

Education - 1902
...offers his own definition of art as better than any of them, and undoubtedly he is right. He says : Art is a human activity, consisting in this, that...external signs, hands on to others feelings he has lived thru, and that other people are moved by these feelings and also experience them. When one is able...
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Addresses and Proceedings - National Education Association of the ..., Volume 41

National Education Association of the United States - Education - 1902
...offers his own definition of art as better than any of them, and undoubtedly he is right. He says : Art is a human activity, consisting in this, that...external signs, hands on to others feelings he has lived thru, and that other people are moved by these feelings and also experience them. When one is able...
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