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Dostoevsky : a writer in his time

Author: Joseph Frank; Mary Petrusewicz
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Joseph Frank's award-winning, five-volume Dostoevsky is widely recognized as the best biography of the writer in any language--and one of the greatest literary biographies of the past half-century. Now Frank's monumental, 2500-page work has been skillfully abridged and condensed in this single, highly readable volume with a new preface by the author. Carefully preserving the original work's acclaimed narrative style  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Frank, Joseph, 1918-
Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2010
(DLC) 2009001418
Named Person: Fyodor Dostoyevsky; Fyodor Dostoyevsky; Fyodor Dostoyevsky; Fedor M Dostoevskij
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Frank; Mary Petrusewicz
ISBN: 9781400833412 1400833418 1282936034 9781282936034 9786612936036 6612936037 1282458124 9781282458123 9786612458125 6612458127
OCLC Number: 647875324
Language Note: English.
Awards: Winner of National Book Critics Circle Awards: Biography 2008
Winner of Phi Beta Kappa's Christian Gauss Award 2008
Winner of Los Angeles Times Book Prize 2008
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 959 pages)
Contents: 00Frank_FM i-xxiv; 01Frank_Ch01 1-4; 02Frank_Ch02 5-22; 03Frank_Ch03 23-37; 04Frank_Ch04 38-50; 05Frank_Ch05 51-60; 06Frank_Ch06 61-75; 07Frank_Ch07 76-85; 08Frank_Ch08 86-93; 09Frank_Ch09 94-103; 10Frank_Ch10 104-118; 11Frank_Ch11 119-128; 12Frank_Ch12 129-144; 13Frank_Ch13 145-160; 14Frank_Ch14 161-184; 15Frank_Ch15 185-195; 16Frank_Ch16 196-222; 17Frank_Ch17 223-242; 18Frank_Ch18 243-254; 19Frank_Ch19 255-272; 20Frank_Ch20 273-278; 21Frank_Ch21 279-297; 22Frank_Ch22 298-316; 23Frank_Ch23 317-329; 24Frank_Ch24 330-340; 25Frank_Ch25 341-357; 26Frank_Ch26 358-371; 27Frank_Ch27 372-383.
Responsibility: Joseph Frank ; edited by Mary Petrusewicz.
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Joseph Frank's award-winning, five-volume "Dostoevsky" is widely recognized as the best biography of the writer in any language. This title illuminates the writer's works - from his first novel "Poor  Read more...


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A monumental achievement... This is not a literary biography in the usual sense of the term... It is, rather, an exhaustive history of Dostoyevsky's mind, an encyclopedic account of the author as Read more...

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