Selected List of Russian Books, Issue 7

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American library association publishing board, 1916 - Best books - 86 pages
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Page 53 - Dostoievsky is not only the greatest of all Russian writers, but one of the greatest writers that the world has ever seen. I am not exaggerating when I say that such views are held; for instance, Professor Bruckner, a most levelheaded critic, in his learned and exhaustive survey of Russian literature, says that it is not in Faust...
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