Dostoevski


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Dos·to·yev·sky

or Dos·to·ev·ski  (dŏs′tə-yĕf′skē, -toi-, dŭs-), Feodor Mikhailovich 1821-1881.
Russian writer whose works, such as the novels Crime and Punishment (1866), The Idiot (1869), and The Brothers Karamazov (1880), combine religious mysticism with profound psychological insight.

Dos′to·yev′ski·an adj.
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Among the topics are the debate over art and popular culture: a synopsis, the reception of Dostoevski in Germany before World War I, the triumph of mass idols, the sociology of literature, and humanistic perspectives on David Riesman's The Lonely Crowd.
Pero en las obras consultadas se refieren a el como Fiodor o Fiodr y a Dostoievski como Dostoyevski o Dostoevski.
We have been deeply influenced by Freud, Sartre, Hegel, Dostoevski, Melville, and Kierkegaard.
58) Martin Heidegger, "The Way Back into the Ground of Metaphysics," in Existentialism from Dostoevski to Sartre, ed.
Dostoevski and the Human Condition after a Century, New York: Greenwood, 1986,145-154.
Kirschner justifies this conclusion with myriad exhaustive close readings that trace streams into Conrad's writing from James, Ibsen, Dostoevski, and others.
The same omission occurs with regards to Existentialist novels, in which case the focus was Dostoevski, Kafka, Sartre, and Camus.
The embarrassing situation, whose whole depth was explored probably only by Dostoevski, is in a sense the reverse side of that blazing triumphant battle of souls and ideas in which the human spirit can sometimes free itself of all conditions and conditionings.
Her father, Pedro, died when she was 14, but by then he had introduced her to the novels of Zola and Dostoevski.
When asked to name his influences, Hemingway listed Turgenev fifth: "Mark Twain, Flaubert, Stendhal, Bach, Turgenev, Tolstoi, Dostoevski, Chekhov" (Plimpton 27).
Subtle allusions to Greek tragedy, Hebrew Scripture, and Christian Bible, citations from Manzoni, Dostoevski, Caviani, and Vercors, reference to D'Annunzio, as well as mention of such writers on the Holocaust as Langbein, Kogan, Marsalek, and Frank, concluding with the quotation from Shakespeare, when taken together actually subvert Levi's hasty universalizing of Chaim Rumkowski as Everyman.
One need not return to Richardson, but one must probably go back to Dostoevski or to Dickens in order to find novelists of the first rank who put their books together under the exigency of meeting a magazine's publication date each month.