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Dostoevsky. The miraculous years, 1865-1871

Author: Joseph Frank
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1995.
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This volume, the fourth of five in Joseph Frank's widely acclaimed biography of Dostoevsky, covers the six most remarkably productive years in the novelist's entire career.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Frank, Joseph, 1918-
Dostoevsky. The miraculous years, 1865-1871.
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1995
(OCoLC)606365848
Named Person: Fyodor Dostoyevsky; Fyodor Dostoyevsky; Fedor Mikhailovitch Dostoïevski
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Frank
ISBN: 0691043647 9780691043647 9780691015873 0691015872
OCLC Number: 31515787
Awards: Winner of Phi Beta Kappa's Christian Gauss Award 1995.
Description: xv, 523 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: List of Illustrations --
Preface --
Transliteration and Texts --
PART I: SOME "STRANGE, 'UNFINISHED' IDEAS" --
Chapter 1: Introduction --
Chapter 2: "The Unhappiest of Mortals" --
Chapter 3: Khlestakov in Wiesbaden --
Chapter 4: "Our Poor Little Defenseless Boys and Girls" --
Chapter 5: The Sources of Crime and Punishment --
Chapter 6: From Novella to Novel --
Chapter 7: A Reading of Crime and Punishment --
PART II: REMARRIAGE --
Chapter 8: "A Little Diamond" --
Chapter 9: The Gambler --
Chapter 10: Escape and Exile --
Chapter 11: Turgenev and Baden-Baden --
Chapter 12: Geneva: Life among the Exiles --
PART III: A RUSSIAN IDEAL --
Chapter 13: In Search of a Novel --
Chapter 14: "A Perfectly Beautiful Man" --
Chapter 15: An Inconsolable Father --
Chapter 16: Across the Alps --
Chapter 17: The Idiot --
Chapter 18: Historical Visions --
PART IV: THE PAMPHLET AND THE POEM --
Chapter 19: The Life of a Great Sinner --
Chapter 20: The Eternal Husband --
Chapter 21: Fathers, Sons, and Stavrogin --
Chapter 22: Exile's Return --
Chapter 23: History and Myth in The Devils: I --
Chapter 24: History and Myth in The Devils: II --
Chapter 25: The Book of the Impostors --
Chapter 26: Conclusion --
Abbreviations --
Notes --
Index.
Responsibility: Joseph Frank.
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