The Greatest Works of Dostoevsky

eBook: The Greatest Works of Dostoevsky

Sprache - Englisch

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This carefully crafted ebook: "The Greatest Works of Dostoevsky: Crime and Punishment + The Brother's Karamazov + The Idiot + Notes from Underground + The Gambler + Demons (The Possessed / The Devils)" contains 6 books in one volume and is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Table of Contents: Crime and Punishment The Brother's Karamazov The Idiot Notes from Underground The Gambler Demons (The Possessed / The Devil Fyodor Dostoevsky (1821-1881) was a Russian novelist and short-story writer. His writing is steeped in deep psychology and the exploration of human nature, while it also accurately depicts the Russian reality of his times. Dostoyevsky is usually regarded as one of the finest novelists who ever lived. In his time he was also renowned for his activity as a journalist. Each of Dostoevsky´s works is famous for its psychological profundity, and, indeed, Dostoyevsky is commonly regarded as one of the greatest psychologists in the history of literature. He specialized in the analysis of pathological states of mind that lead to insanity, murder, and suicide and in the exploration of the emotions of humiliation, self-destruction, tyrannical domination, and murderous rage. These major works are also renowned as great "novels of ideas" that treat timeless and timely issues in philosophy and politics. Psychology and philosophy are closely linked in Dostoyevsky's portrayals of intellectuals, who "feel ideas" in the depths of their souls.

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Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky (1821–1881) stands among the most significant figures in Russian literature. Born in Moscow, he would surmount a myriad of tribulations, from the death of his mother to his own arrest and mock execution for engaging with subversive groups. Following a sentence of hard labor in Siberia, Dostoevsky returned with a deepened insight into the human psyche and social conditions, which he articulated through his literary craft. His novels delve into the depths of human consciousness, exploring themes of free will, existential angst, and the dichotomy of good and evil. 'The Greatest Works of Dostoevsky' constitutes a collection emblematic of Dostoevsky's narrative prowess and philosophical depth, encapsulating seminal works such as 'Crime and Punishment,' 'The Idiot,' 'The Brothers Karamazov,' and 'Notes from Underground.' His works are marked by their intricate characterizations, philosophical dialogues, and the use of psychological realism — a legacy that continues to cast its shadow over modern literature and thought. Not content to merely tell stories, Dostoevsky's texts often read as fervent, existential inquiries, with characters that embody ideological and spiritual conflicts. His influence is wide-reaching, earning him profound respect among writers, critics, and scholars, and securing his role as a towering figure in the pantheon of world literature.

Produkt Details

Verlag: DigiCat

Genre: Sprache - Englisch

Sprache: English

Umfang: 2845 Seiten

Größe: 3,0 MB

ISBN: 8596547725695