7] Straus engages with Bakhtin's readings of Dostoevsky
in a feminist argument that postulates Raskolnikov's dependence upon the voices of other characters in the formation of his own.
In all these ways, although it seems unlikely, Anya prepares for, by contextualising, the narrator's closing paean to "Mother Russia" in general and to Dostoevsky
in particular as literary authority.
Like Kierkegaard, Dostoevsky
too links beauty with extreme situations of anguish and suffering.
One of the things I noticed, however, is that most of the major scholars on Dostoevsky
are still alive and many are from New England," he said.
Derjani's solution to the difficulties of reconciling Dostoevsky
to the theater is to use minimalist stage elements devised for the absurdist theater of Samuel Beckett and his contemporaries.
For Bellow as for Dostoevsky
, it seems, there is no
The fear that a fusion of Catholicism and socialism might be effected, as the former strove to retain its temporal dominance in an age of secular ascendancy, haunted Dostoevsky
for years before he distilled it into the allegory of the Legend.
Ivanits begins with a useful chapter on early Dostoevsky
and his exposure to the Russian people and Russian folklore.
Follows Karamzin's Traveler into Europe: The Manipulation of Karamzin's Germany
Yet, it is disconcerting to find out that Joseph Frank, the famous Dostoevsky
scholar and bibliographer, has resented this fictionalised version of the Russian writer's life: "Coetzee is a novelist, of course, and he has the novelist's right to play with history.
Isn't that what Dostoevsky
grasped--the critical force of neutral description?
THE ABOVE QUOTE, commonly attributed to Fyodor Dostoevsky
, not only was never written by him (see a lengthy examination on the Secular Web at www.