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Dostoevsky's unfinished journey

Author: Robin Feuer Miller
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"How does Dostoevsky's fiction illuminate questions that are important to us today? What does the author have to say about memory and invention, the nature of evidence, and why we read? How did his readings of such writers as Rousseau, Maturin, and Dickens filter into his own novelistic consciousness? And what happens to a novel like Crime and Punishment when it is the subject of a classroom discussion or a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Miller, Robin Feuer, 1947-
Dostoevsky's unfinished journey.
New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)608054253
Named Person: Fyodor Dostoyevsky; Fyodor Dostoyevsky; Fyodor Dostoyevsky; Fëdor Michajlovič Dostoevskij; Fedor M Dostoevskij
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Feuer Miller
ISBN: 9780300120158 030012015X
OCLC Number: 123232367
Description: xvii, 242 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Conversion, message, medium, transformation : Dostoevsky and the peasants --
Guilt, repentance, and the pursuit of art in The house of the dead --
Crime and punishment in the classroom: the elephant in the garden --
The gospel according to Dostoevsky : paradox, plot, and parable --
Transformations, exposures, and intimations of Rousseau in The possessed --
Unsealing the generic envelope and deciphering "The dream of a ridiculous man" --
Evocations and revocations of anxiety in the metaphysical novel : reading The brothers Karamazov through the lens of Melmoth the Wanderer --
Perilous journeys to conversion : adventures in time and space.
Responsibility: Robin Feuer Miller.
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"In this lucid and highly personal book, Robin Miller provides a new vantage point from which to view the subtleties and ambiguities that arise from Dostoevsky's major texts."-Joseph Frank, Emeritus Read more...

 
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