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Fyodor Dostoevsky

Fyodor Dostoevsky

Author: Robert Bird
Publisher: London : Reaktion, 2012.
Series: Critical lives.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
If it is true that great art comes from great suffering, then the art of Fyodor Dostoevsky (1821 - 81) must be truly great indeed. The second of seven children, he developed epilepsy and was ruled over by a drunken, violent father. From this harsh childhood, to his brief forays in the army, through the years of exile and imprisonment in Siberia, Dostoevsky's troubled life shaped his character and art in profound  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biografías
Named Person: Fiodor Mijaïlovich Dostoevskiï
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Bird
ISBN: 1861899009 9781861899002
OCLC Number: 1105401348
Description: 237 p. : il. ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Critical lives.
Responsibility: Robert Bird.


Robert Bird traces Fyodor Dostoevsky's path from a political revolutionary to one who fought his battles through the printed word. The author describes how Dostoevsky's difficult background  Read more...


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