The Grand Inquisitor

The Grand Inquisitor

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by Feodor Dostoevsky
     
 

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The Grand Inquisitor is a parable told by Ivan to Alyosha in Fyodor Dostoevsky's novel, The Brothers Karamazov. Ivan and Alyosha are brothers; Ivan is a committed atheist and Alyosha is a novice monk. The Grand Inquisitor is an important part of the novel and one of the best-known passages in modern literature because of its ideas about human nature and freedom, and… See more details below

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The Grand Inquisitor is a parable told by Ivan to Alyosha in Fyodor Dostoevsky's novel, The Brothers Karamazov. Ivan and Alyosha are brothers; Ivan is a committed atheist and Alyosha is a novice monk. The Grand Inquisitor is an important part of the novel and one of the best-known passages in modern literature because of its ideas about human nature and freedom, and because of its fundamental ambiguity.

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ISBN-13:
9781494410063
Publisher:
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date:
12/08/2013
Pages:
72
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.15(d)

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