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In his biography of Dostoevsky, Leonid Grossman (, p. literature, was of most benefit to mankind (Grossman, , p. ): Dostojewski, F.M. by Theoderich Kampmann, Dostojewski in Deutschland, published in Die Beichte eines Juden in Briefen an Dostojewski, by Leonid Grossman. The themes in the writings of Russian writer Fyodor Dostoyevsky, which encompass novels, According to Leonid Grossman, Dostoevsky wanted “to introduce the extraordinary into the very thick of the commonplace, to fuse the sublime with.

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Random House Webster’s Dostpjewski Dictionary. According to his friend, the critic Nikolay Strakhov”All his attention was directed upon people, and he grasped at only their nature and character”, and was “interested by people, people exclusively, with their state of soul, with the manner of their lives, their feelings and thoughts”.

The members were held in the well-defended Peter and Paul Fortresswhich housed the most dangerous convicts.

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Scanlan, James Patrick They spent five weeks in Baden-Badenwhere Dostoevsky had a quarrel with Turgenev and again lost much money at eostojewski roulette table. Maria Dmitriyevna Isaeva m. His writings were widely read both within and beyond his native Russia and influenced an equally great number of later writers including Russians like Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn and Anton Chekhov as well as philosophers such as Friedrich Nietzsche and Jean-Paul Sartre.

Anna proposed that they spend the winter in Staraya Russa to allow Dostoevsky to rest, although doctors had suggested a second visit to Ems because his health had previously improved there.


In London, he met Herzen and visited the Crystal Palace. As his friend Konstantin Trutovsky once said, “There was no student in the entire institution with less of a military bearing than F. After his release from prison, Dostoyevsky became more concerned with elucidating psychological and philosophical themes, and his writing style moved away from the kind of “sentimental naturalism” found in Keonid Folk and The Insulted and Injured.

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Even so, he and his fellow “conspirators” were arrested on 23 April at the request of Count A. The Seeds of Revolt, — Dostoevsky was introduced to literature at an early age. From the age of three, he was read heroic sagas, fairy tales and legends by his nanny, Alena Frolovna, an especially influential figure in his upbringing and love for fictional stories.

Archived from the original on 2 October He began to travel around western Europe and developed eostojewski gambling addictionwhich led to financial hardship. When a nine-year-old girl had been raped by a drunk, he was asked to fetch his father to attend to her.

He speaks with the tone of a prophet. Although he emphasises that he does not intend to publish his notes for the public, the narrator appeals repeatedly to an ill-described audience, whose questions he tries to address.

Dostoyevsky’s early works were influenced by contemporary writers, including PushkinGogol and Hoffmannwhich led to accusations of plagiarism. He spent four years in a Siberian prison camp, followed by six years of compulsory military service in exile.

Her relationship with Dostoevsky is known only through letters written between November and January Phenomenology philosophy Continental philosophy Transcendentalism German idealism Western Marxism Existentialist anarchism.


Dostoevsky’s literary works explore human psychology in the troubled political, social, and spiritual atmospheres of 19th-century Russiaand engage with a variety of philosophical and religious themes. Freud, the Mind of the Moralist 3rd ed. A third haemorrhage followed shortly afterwards. During his stay he began The Adolescent. Cambridge Studies in Russian Literature. After graduating, he worked as an engineer and briefly enjoyed a lavish lifestyle, translating books to earn extra money.

New Essays on Dostoyevsky. Ivan, however, has stated that he is against Christ. He returned to Saint Petersburg in late July. Their relationship is not verified; Anna Dostoevskaya spoke of a good affair, but Korvin-Krukovskaya’s sister, the mathematician Sofia Kovalevskayathought that Korvin-Krukovskaya had rejected him.

The collection sold more than twice as many copies as his previous books. University of Toronto Press.

Some of his childhood experiences found their way into his writings. Verily, verily, I say unto you, Except a corn of wheat fall into the ground and die, it abideth alone: Dostoevsky expressed religious, psychological and philosophical ideas in his writings. Dostoevsky added a short commentary saying that although the storyline and characters are fictional, such things were inevitable in contemporary society.

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