The Cambridge Companion to Dostoevskii

The Cambridge Companion to Dostoevskii

by W. J. Leatherbarrow (Editor)


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Key dimensions of Dostoevskii's writing and life are explored in this collection of specially commissioned essays. Contributors examine topics such as Dostoevskii's relationship to folk literature, money, religion, the family and science. The essays are enhanced by supplementary material, including a chronology of the period and detailed guides to further reading.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521652537
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 07/28/2002
Series: Cambridge Companions to Literature Series
Pages: 262
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)
Lexile: 1510L (what's this?)

About the Author

William J. Leatherbarrow is Professor of Russian at the University of Sheffield. He is the author of many books and articles on Dostoevskii.

Table of Contents

Notes on contributors; Chronology; Editor's note; Introduction W. J. Leatherbarrow; 1. Dostoevskii and the Russian folk heritage Faith Wigzell; 2. Dostoevskii and literature W. J. Leatherbarrow; 3. Dostoevskii as a professional writer William Mills Todd; 4. Dostoevskii and money Boris Christa; 5. Dostoevskii as an Intelligent Derek Offord; 6. Dostoevskii and psychology Robert L. Belknap; 7. Dostoevskii and religion Malcolm V. Jones; 8. Dostoevskii and the family Susanne Fusso; 9. Dostoevskii and science Dianne Oenning Thompson; 10. Conclusion Gary Saul Morson.

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