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Confronting Dostoevsky"s demons

James Goodwin

Confronting Dostoevsky"s demons

anarchism and the specter of Bakunin in twentieth-century Russia

by James Goodwin

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Published by Peter Lang in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJames Goodwin
SeriesMiddlebury studies in Russian language and literature -- v. 33
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPG3328.Z6 G58 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 229 p. ;
Number of Pages229
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24547352M
ISBN 109781433108839
LC Control Number2009039772

What I've learned about Dostoevsky (after having read Brothers Karamazov twice and Crime and Punishment once) is that he puts a lot of social commentary in his books that we, as 21st Century Americans (assuming you're in the USA) often miss. Remember, Dostoevsky was writing from the perspective of a 19th-Century Eastern Orthodox Christian Russian.   'The Demons' by Dostoevsky at the 'Theatre Collection' () Adapted by Dimitry Glass (Semakin), directed by Victor Sobchak.

"[An] admirable new translation of…Dostoevsky’s masterpiece." –New York Review of Books "The merit in this edition of Demons resides in the technical virtuosity of the translators…They capture the feverishly intense, personal explosions of activity and emotion that manifest themselves in Russian life." –New York Times Book Review "Demons is the Format: Ebook. This Study Guide consists of approximately 44 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Possessed. The Possessed is a novel that dramatizes the cultural and political troubles of Russia in the midth century. It.

  Editorial Reviews [An] admirable new translation of Dostoevsky’s masterpiece.” –New York Review of Books “The merit in this edition of Demons resides in the technical virtuosity of the translators They capture the feverishly intense, personal explosions of activity and emotion that manifest themselves in Russian life.” –New York Times Book Review/5(20). The book talks about Dostoevsky’s philosophical mind, his artistic nature, and his intelligence. Blackmur, R. P. Eleven essays in the European novel PNB55 Harcourt, Brace & World [] This book is a collection of essays that have been printed in .


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It is the most powerful novel by Dostoevsky/5. A Review of Dostoevsky's "The Possessed" Travis Schulz. Corban University. pixabay A review of one of the greatest classics in political science. It took me three months to read Fyodor Dostoevsky's "The Possessed." The book, which spans pages long, is arguably one of the greatest novels written in the genre of political Author: Travis Schulz.

The best way to get acquainted with Dostoyevsky is by reading Crime and Punishment. One of the best-known books by the author, as well as a must-read for all Russian kids at school, this one is truly a classic.

The story of a poor man that commits a crime in order to survive, but then deals with a greater struggle than poverty – extreme guilt. Dostoevsky's sprawling political novel is given new life in this fresh translation.

The previous translations of the husband-and-wife team of Larissa Volokhonsky and Richard Pevear—The Brothers Karamazov, Crime and Punishment, and Notes From Underground—have been universally praised for capturing Dostoevsky's force and subtlety, and all three works are now.

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Demons Book Summary and Study Guide. Fyodor Dostoyevsky Booklist Fyodor Dostoyevsky Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Demons; Two sons of wealthy aristocrats in 19th-century Russia attempt to foment a leftist revolution, but only succeed in leaving an inept trail of murders, chaos, and recrimination in their wake.

Pyotr. The Devils is one of Dostoevsky's four major novels--and the most openly political of his works. Known by several names, including The Demons and The Possessed, this novel often anchors courses of Dostoevsky's works.

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His works explore the psychology of 19th-century Russian society. CHAPTER I. INTRODUCTORY SOME DETAILS OF THE BIOGRAPHY OF THAT HIGHLY RESPECTED GENTLEMAN STEPAN TROFIMOVITCH VERHOVENSKY. I IN UNDERTAKING to describe the recent and strange incidents in our town, till lately wrapped in uneventful obscurity, I find myself forced in absence of literary skill to begin my story rather far back, that is to say.

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