Dostoevsky(redirected from Dostoevsky, Fyodor (Mikhailovich))
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.
Dostoevsky, Dostoyevsky, Dostoevski, Dostoyevski
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)