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Author Frank, Joseph, 1918-2013.

Title Dostoevsky : a writer in his time / Joseph Frank ; edited by Mary Petrusewicz.

Publication Info. Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2010]
©2010
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Description xxiii, 959 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Note Abridged edition of author's work in 5 v.: Dostoevsky. c1976-2002.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The seeds of revolt, 1821-1849. Prelude -- The family -- The religious and cultural background -- The academy of military engineers -- The two romanticisms -- The Gogol period -- Poor folk -- Dostoevsky and the Pléiade -- Belinsky and Dostoevsky : I -- Feuilletons and experiments -- Belinsky and Dostoevsky : II -- The Beketov and Petrashevsky circles -- Dostoevsky and Speshnev -- The years of ordeal, 1850-1859. The Peter-and-Paul Fortress -- Katorga -- "Monsters in their misery" -- Private Dostoevsky -- A Russian heart -- The Siberian novellas -- Homecoming -- The stir of liberation, 1860-1865. Into the fray -- An aesthetics of transcendence -- The insulted and injured -- The era of proclamations -- Portrait of a nihilist -- Time : the final months -- Winter notes on summer impressions -- An emancipated woman, a tormented lover -- The prison of utopia -- Notes from underground -- The end of Epoch -- The miraculous years, 1865-1871. Khlestakov in Wiesbaden -- From novella to novel -- Crime and punishment -- "A little diamond" -- The gambler -- Escape and exile -- In search of a novel -- An inconsolable father -- The idiot -- The pamphlet and the poem -- Fathers, sons, and Stavrogin -- Exile's return -- History and myth in Demons -- The book of the impostors -- The mantle of the prophet, 1871-1881. The citizen -- Narodnichestvo : Russian populism -- Bad ems -- A raw youth -- A public figure -- The diary of a writer, 1876-1877 -- A new novel -- The great debate -- Rebellion and the Grand Inquisitor -- Terror and martial law -- The Pushkin festival -- Controversies and conclusions -- The Brothers Karamazov : books 1-4 -- The Brothers Karamazov : books 5-6 -- The Brothers Karamazov : books 7-12 -- Death and transfiguration.
Subject Dostoyevsky, Fyodor, 1821-1881.
Novelists, Russian -- 19th century -- Biography.
Russia -- Intellectual life -- 1801-1917.
Added Author Petrusewicz, Mary.
ISBN 9780691128191 (acid-free paper)
0691128197 (acid-free paper)
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