Dostoyevsky


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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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Instead of going outdoors most of the time, I was reading books including those that were far ahead of the development of my brain like Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Yukio Mishima, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Lord Byron, Friedrich Nietzsche, Karl Marx or Seneca.
By: Egypt Today staff CAIRO -- 11 November 2017: Today marks the birthday of novel master Fyodor Dostoyevsky (1821 -- 1881).
Man only likes to count his troubles; he doesn't calculate his happiness', I tell him, quoting possibly the only Dostoyevsky quote I can remember.
After looking in the abyss and seeing, like his spiritual brother Nietzsche, that God was dead, Dostoyevsky backed off, fully grasping what such a realization could do to a deeply sacred Russian mind, beginning with his own.
The Divine Face in Four Writers: Shakespeare, Dostoyevsky, Hesse, and C.
The novels of Fyodor Dostoyevsky and Georges Bernanos, among their many other insights, are rich in scenes of unbounded joy and ecstasy.
Summary: Inside an old Saint Petersburg flat that was once home to Fyodor Dostoyevsky, a new exhibition plunges visitors into the dark and complex world of "Crime and Punishment," shedding new light on one of Russia's greatest literary works 150 years after its publication.
BORN GORDON Strachan, football manager, 1957 HOLLY Johnson, pop singer, 1960, above BRENDAN Behan, playwright, 1923 DIED FYODOR Dostoyevsky, novelist, 1881 BRIAN Connolly, above, UK pop singer, 1997 BRYAN Mosley, English actor, 1999
You must read the book, as Dostoyevsky presents the reader with the rich psychological development of his characters, who are complexly human and reachable.
You must read all the Dostoyevsky in the library, and forget it.