Notebooks for The Idiot by Fyodor Dostoevsky

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .

Written in English

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Translated from Russian R. Strelsky

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ContributionsWasiolek, Edward.
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Open LibraryOL18449528M
ISBN 100226159612

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After publishing the first part of The Idiot in The Russian Messenger, Dostoyevsky had no idea how to continue the story. The second part, in fact, is a quite different novel. The author's notebooks reveal at least eight plans for the tale, with numerous variations on each by: 7.

After publishing the first part of The Idiot in The Russian Messenger, Dostoyevsky had no idea how to continue the story. The second part, in fact, is a quite different novel. The author's notebooks reveal at least eight plans for the tale, with numerous variations on each plan.5/5(2). Notebooks for the Idiot book.

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― The New York Times Book Review. The central idea of The Idiot, according to its author, was "to depict a completely beautiful human being." More prosaically, the novel was intended to shore up Dostoyevsky's professional and financial state. The portrait of Prince Myshkin, a holy fool.

Written in the midst of squalid poverty engendered by the author's compulsive gambling, The Idiot began as one story and ended as quite another. Dostoyevsky's notebooks reveal at least eight plans for the tale, with numerous variations on each plan.

This unique document of his creative process is illustrated by facsimiles of original pages from the notebooks. Идіотъ by Fyodor Dostoevsky,University of Chicago Press edition, in EnglishCited by: 7.

Written in the midst of squalid poverty engendered by the author's compulsive gambling, The Idiot began as one story and ended as quite another. Dostoyevsky's notebooks reveal at least eight plans for the tale, with numerous variations on each plan/5. Get the most out of your laptop or tablet PC.

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The notebooks, moreover, are an indispensable source of information concerning the genesis of The Idiot and the radical changes it underwent in the course of its composition. Although the book is primarily a close reading of The Idiot, it throws light on the later novels, The Possessed and The Brothers Karamazov, in which Dostoevsky again.

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See photo of the copyright page. Clean, neat, tight. One mark on the cover, see photo. Some yellowing, especially inside both front and back cover. Has occasional Rating: % positive.

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