There were two people in him, [Dickens] told me: one who feels as he ought to feel and one who feels the opposite," the Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoevsky
Conducting readings of Notes From the Underground, Crime and Punishment, The Idiot, The Possessed, and The Brothers Karamazov by Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoevsky
(1821-1881), Cicovacki (philosophy, College of the Holy Cross) identifies what he argues to be a consistent, but overlooked, theme of transgression and redemption; an ultimately optimistic affirmation of the meaning of life that is articulated without denying the reality of evil, accepting self-delusions about suffering having meaning, giving in to resignation or despair, or basing the affirmation on mere animal instinct for preservation.
Interviewed in 1862 by a young admirer, Fyodor Dostoevsky
, Dickens explained that all the good, simple people in his novels are what he wanted to have been, and his villains were what he sometimes found himself to be.
In considering alternatives to Aurelius, Horowitz holds up in the middle of the book the thought on which Fyodor Dostoevsky
centered his life and work.
With this quote from Fyodor Dostoevsky
, Rabbi Gad Dishi, holder of the coveted title Hatan ha-Tanakh la-Tefutzot (Bible Contest Champion of the Diaspora), opens Jacob's Family Dynamics, an aptly titled tour de force and examination of the life of the biblical patriarch Jacob.
Other critical themes in Roberts' book focus on a critical comparative analysis of major Freirean themes and those of the Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoevsky
Yet Turgenev's contemporary Fyodor Dostoevsky
would ruthlessly mock "The Execution of Tropmann," citing Turgenev's focus on his personal reaction as overly sentimental and self-involved, revealing a hesitance to comprehend and then detail faithfully the full range of human behavior.
That's why, says Bausch, the Russian writer Fyodor Dostoevsky
may still have one of the best lines on love: "Love in action is a harsh and dreadful thing.
1) Senor C in Diary of a Bad Year, although closest to Coetzee himself in the details of his life and authorship, is only the latest in a line of author doubles: Elizabeth Costello in the novel of that name and in Slow Man, Daniel Defoe in Foe and in Coetzee's Nobel lecture, Fyodor Dostoevsky
in The Master of Petersburg, and, of course, the literary scholars Elizabeth Curren in Age of Iron and David Lurie in Disgrace.
Many other authors--Geoffrey Chaucer, Fyodor Dostoevsky
, Dante Aligheri, Jane Austen, Raymond Chandler and Ian Fleming, to name a few--died before finishing their greatest works, leaving their readers with only dreams of what could have been.
The town of Ballymoney (population 9,021) has a thriving amateur dramatic society, and I am sure it would be possible to find actors capable of personifying JK Rowling, William Shatner and Fyodor Dostoevsky
("What do you mean he's dead?
Our Rowan, as I like to call him, has just written a book called Dostoevsky: Language, Faith and Fiction, in which he recommends that we read the works of the great Russian author, Fyodor Dostoevsky
Edwards, who admired writers, including Albert Camus, Philip Larkin, Yukio Mishima and Fyodor Dostoevsky
, made literary references in his lyrics.
Times were still hard in 1860 when the great Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoevsky
With its remarkable history highlighted by Leo Tolstoy, Anton Chekhov, Alexander Pushkin and Fyodor Dostoevsky