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history of Russian literature from the earliest times to the death of Dostoyevsky (1881)

Mirsky, D. S. Prince

history of Russian literature from the earliest times to the death of Dostoyevsky (1881)

by Mirsky, D. S. Prince

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Published by A. A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Russian literature -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 371-377

    Statementby Prince D. S. Mirsky.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPG2951 .M5 1927
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 388 p., 1 l.
    Number of Pages388
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6701173M
    LC Control Number27009271
    OCLC/WorldCa1492044

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    Influences. The Double is the most Gogolesque of Dostoevsky's works; its subtitle "A Petersburg Poem" echoes that of Gogol's Dead Souls. Vladimir Nabokov called it a parody of "The Overcoat".Many others have emphasized the relationship between The Double and other of Gogol's Petersburg Tales. One contemporary critic, Konstantin Aksakov, remarked that "Dostoevsky alters and wholly repeats Gogol. A great read for those already familiar with the mad Russian's full-length novel who want to gain a further understanding of the author's development as a writer. Notes from Underground is, of course, far and away the strongest piece here, but The Double and The Friend of the Family contain a pair of characteristically overblown characters that /5.

      The question is difficult to answer because of the vagueness of the word "best". This is problematic for me for the following reason: I found Crime and Punishment to be the most pleasurable and thrilling. It was rather easy reading, and I felt pul. From the death of Lermontov until the end of the 19th century, Russian literature was dominated by prose, but some poets of lasting interest appeared. Fyodor Tyutchev, a member of Pushkin’s generation, wrote nature, love, and political poetry but is probably best appreciated for his philosophical “poetry of thought,” including.


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