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Dostoevsky : language, faith, and fiction

Author: Rowan Williams
Publisher: Waco, Tex. : Baylor University Press, ©2011.
Series: Making of the Christian imagination.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : New pbk. edView all editions and formats
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"Rowan Williams explores the intricacies of speech, fiction, metaphor, and iconography in the works of one of literature's most complex and most misunderstood, authors. Williams' investigation focuses on the four major novels of Dostoevsky's maturity (Crime and Punishment, The Idiot, Devils, and The Brothers Karamazov). He argues that understanding Dostoevsky's style and goals as a writer of fiction is inseparable  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Fyodor Dostoyevsky; Fyodor Dostoyevsky; Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rowan Williams
ISBN: 9781602583733 1602583730
OCLC Number: 758390202
Description: xiv, 290 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Christ against the truth? --
Devils : being toward death --
The last word? : dialogue and recognition --
Exchanging crosses : responsibility for all --
Sacrilege and revelation : the broken image.
Series Title: Making of the Christian imagination.
Responsibility: Rowan Williams.

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Investigates the four major novels of Dostoevsky, one of literature's most complex, and most complexly misunderstood, authors: "Crime and Punishment", "The Idiot", "Devils", and "The Brothers  Read more...

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