Dostoevsky: The Miraculous Years, 1865-1871, Volume 4
This long-awaited volume, the fourth of five planned in Joseph Frank's widely acclaimed biography of Dostoevsky, does cover a truly miraculous period of his life-the six most remarkably productive years in the great novelist's entire career. It was in this short span of time that Dostoevsky produced three of his greatest novels-Crime and Punishment, The Idiot, and The Devils-and two of his best novellas, The Gambler and The Eternal Husband. All these masterpieces were written in the midst of harrowing practical and economic circumstances, as Dostoevsky moved from place to place, frequently giving way to his passion for roulette. Having remarried and fled from Russia to escape importuning creditors and grasping dependents, he could not return for fear of being thrown into debtor's prison. He and his young bride, who twice made him a father, lived obscurely and penuriously in Switzerland, Germany, and Italy, as he toiled away at his writing, their only source of income. All the while, he worried that his recurrent epileptic attacks were impairing his literary capacities. His enforced exile intensified not only his love for his native land but also his abhorrence of the doctrines of Russian Nihilism-which he saw as an alien European importation infecting the Russian psyche. Two novels of this period were thus an attempt to conjure this looming spectre of moral-social disintegration, while The Idiot offered an image of Dostoevsky's conception of the Russian Christian ideal that he hoped would take its place.
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Review: Dostoevsky: The Miraculous Years, 1865-1871 (Dostoevsky biography #4)User Review - Goodreads
In which he knuckles down to writing novels. He marries his stenographer who seems to be the doormat-type. Yes, but see the last instalment of his life; and he's absolutely desperate to deliver his ...
Review: Dostoevsky: The Mantle of the Prophet, 1871-1881 (Dostoevsky biography #5)User Review - Goodreads
You feel Frank beginning slowly becoming less enamoured of Dostoyevsky in this volume; the antisemitism of these years often seems too much for him to bear, often resulting in sentences which praise ...
The Unhappiest of Mortals
Khlestakov in Wiesbaden
Our Poor Little Defenseless Boys and Girls
The Sources of Crime and Punishment
From Novella to Novel
A Reading of Crime and Punishment
Across the Alps
THE PAMPHLET AND THE POEM
The Life of a Great Sinner
The Eternal Husband
Fathers Sons and Stavrogin
A Little Diamond
Escape and Exile
Turgenev and BadenBaden
Geneva Life among the Exiles
In Search of a Novel
A Perfectly Beautiful Man
An Inconsolable Father
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