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A Dostoevskii companion : texts and contexts

Author: Katherine Bowers; Connor Doak; Kate Holland; Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Publisher: Boston, MA : Academic Studies Press, 2018. ©2018
Series: Cultural syllabus.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"'A Dostoevsky Companion: Texts and Contexts' aims to help students and readers navigate the writer's fiction and his world, to better understand the cultural and sociopolitical milieu in which Dostoevsky lived and wrote. Rather than offer a single definitive view of the author, the book contains a collection of documents from Dostoevsky's own time (excerpts from his letters, his journalism, and what his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Trivia and miscellanea
Personal correspondence
Miscellanea
Correspondence
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dostoevskii companion.
Boston : Academic Studies Press, 2018
(DLC) 2018027113
Named Person: Fyodor Dostoyevsky; Fyodor Dostoyevsky; Fyodor Dostoyevsky; Fyodor Dostoyevsky; Fyodor Dostoyevsky; Fyodor Dostoyevsky; Fëdor Michajlovič Dostoevskij
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katherine Bowers; Connor Doak; Kate Holland; Fyodor Dostoyevsky
ISBN: 9781618117267 1618117262 9781618117274 1618117270
OCLC Number: 1039445846
Language Note: Translated from the Russian.
Description: xx, 535 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Biography and context. The early Dostoevskii ; Dostoevskii and his contemporaries --
Poetics. Aesthetics ; Characters ; The novel ; From journalism to fiction --
Themes. Captivity, free will, and utopia ; Dostoevskii's others ; Russia ; God.
Series Title: Cultural syllabus.
Other Titles: Dostoevsky companion
Responsibility: edited by Katherine Bowers, Connor Doak, and Kate Holland.

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The powerful, impassioned, and often frenetic prose of Fedor Dostoevsky continues to fascinate readers in the twenty-first century. A Dostoevsky Companion aims to help students and readers navigate  Read more...

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