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Fyodor Mikhailovich . 1821--81, Russian novelist, the psychological perception of whose works has greatly influenced the subsequent development of the novel. His best-known works are Crime and Punishment (1866), The Idiot (1868), The Possessed (1871), and The Brothers Karamazov (1879--80)
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When the teacher leaves the room, to paraphrase Dostoevski, everything is permitted.
The novels of Dostoevski, Tolstoi, and Turgenev show us what these things are.
Crime and Punishment in Suburbia: Dostoevski gets the teen treatment.
His highly charged critique of the nihilism of late modernity is more reminiscent of Dostoevski than Jane Austen.
The great realistic novels dramatically portray the vanity of romantic illusions, and the resolution of the novel's conflict is the renunciation of metaphysical desire, as exemplified by Stepan Tromfimovitch's deathbed conversion in The Possessed by Dostoevski (Deceit 290).
40) If Faulkner made the fateful choice, destined by aristocratic social and cultural and military antecedents almost beyond his ken, to recreate his landscape under the cadences of King James or Shakespeare or Dostoevski, then he is forever "doomed and damned" for what he himself called the "magnificent failure" of his Southern "sound and fury" (University, p.
Mockus had wanted to study fine arts, he says, but reading Kafka and Dostoevski led him to draw the depressing conclusion that the fine arts demand too great a sacrifice.
Auster's imagination inclines to nightmare: "the worst," stepping forward to announce itself like an intruder who, unlike the "devils" of Dostoevski and Mann, looks more or less like everyone else but emanates a weird governing force.
It is a question Nietzsche might have asked Dostoevski, and been answered this way-"Die Japs sind in der wald.
In their respective writings, Wright, Ellison, and Hayden acknowledge a wide range of modernist influences, including Dostoevski, Hemingway, Anderson, Eliot, Rukeyser, and Auden.
If Henry James wrote stories, if Dostoevski wrote stories, I don't write stories" (Alpert 3).
I had a kind of passionate crush on various Dostoevski characters and on the man (Dostoevski) himself.