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Author: Joseph Frank
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. ; Oxford : Princeton University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
This fifth and final volume of Joseph Frank's biography of Fyodor Dostoevsky details the last decade of the writer's life, a time that won him the universal approval towards which he always aspired.

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Fyodor Dostoyevsky; Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Frank
ISBN: 9780691115696 0691115699 0691086656 9780691086651
OCLC Number: 1056812966
Awards: Short-listed for Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2002
Description: xv, 784 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: List of Illustrations ix Preface xi Transliteration and Texts xv PART I: A NEW BEGINNING Chapter 1: Introduction 3 Chapter 2: A Quiet Return 14 Chapter 3: Grazhdanin: The Citizen 38 Chapter 4: Narodnichestvo: Russian Populism 65 Chapter 5: The Diary of a Writer, 1873: I 87 Chapter 6: The Diary of a Writer, 1873: II 103 Chapter 7: At Bad Ems 120 Chapter 8: A Literary Proletarian 130 Chapter 9: Notes for A Raw Youth 149 Chapter 10: A Raw Youth: Dostoevsky's Trojan Horse 171 PART II: A PERSONAL PERIODICAL Chapter 11: A New Venture 199 Chapter 12: A Public Figure 215 Chapter 13: Intimations of Mortality 235 Chapter 14: The Diary of a Writer, 1876-1877 254 Chapter 15: Toward The Brothers Karamazov 282 Chapter 16: The Jewish Question 301 Chapter 17: Turgenev, Tolstoy ,and Others 320 Chapter 18: Stories and Sketches 338 PART III: "WITH WORDS TO SEAR THE HEARTS OF MEN" Chapter 19: Resurrection and Rebellion 361 Chapter 20: Man in the Middle 377 Chapter 21: A New Novel--and a Feuilleton 390 Chapter 22: The Great Debate 407 Chapter 23: Rebellion and the Grand Inquisitor 426 Chapter 24: A Last Visit 443 Chapter 25: An Impatient Reader 460 Chapter 26: Terror and Martial Law 475 Chapter 27: The Pushkin Festival 497 Chapter 28: Pushkin: Two Readings 514 Chapter 29: The Diary of a Writer, 1880 533 Chapter 30: Controversies and Conclusions 548 PART IV: THE BROTHERS KARAMAZOV Chapter 31: The Brothers Karamazov: Books 1-2 567 Chapter 32: The Brothers Karamazov: Books 3-4 588 Chapter 33: The Brothers Karamazov: Book 5 600 Chapter 34: The Brothers Karamazov: Book 6 621 Chapter 35: The Brothers Karamazov: Book 7 636 Chapter 36: The Brothers Karamazov: Books 8-9 646 Chapter 37: The Brothers Karamazov: Books 10-11 662 Chapter 38: The Brothers Karamazov: Book 12 684 PART V: DEATH AND TRANSFIGURATION Chapter 39: Notes for a Phantom Future 707 Chapter 40: A National Symbol 722 Chapter 41: Finale 740 Notes 757 Index 775
Other Titles: Mantle of the prophet, 1871-1881.
Responsibility: Joseph Frank. [Vol. 5], the mantle of the prophet, 1871-1881.


Celebrates literary and cultural biography of Dostoevsky that renders the last decade of the writer's life, the years in which he wrote "A Raw Youth", "Diary of a Writer", and "The Brothers  Read more...


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