The Cambridge Companion to Dostoevskii

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W. J. Leatherbarrow, Leatherbarrow W. J.
Cambridge University Press, Jul 18, 2002 - Literary Criticism - 244 pages
Key dimensions of Dostoevskii's writing and life are explored in this collection of specially commissioned essays. Contributors examines topics such as Dostoevskii's relation to folk literature, money, religion, the family and science. The essays are well supported by supplementary material including a chronology of the period and detailed guides to further reading. Altogether the volume provides an invaluable resource for scholars and students.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Dostoevskii and the Russian folk heritage
21
Dostoevskii and literature works of the 1840s
47
Dostoevskii as a professional writer
66
Dostoevskii and money
93
Dostoevskii and the intelligentsia
111
Dostoevskii and psychology
131
Dostoevskii and religion
148
Dostoevskii and the family
175
Dostoevskii and science
191
Conclusion reading Dostoevskii
212
Guide to further reading
235
Index
239
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William J. Leatherbarrow is Professor of Russian at the University of Sheffield. He is the author of many books and articles on Dostoevskii.