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The Psycho-Spiritual Turn: The Double, “Mr. Prokharchin,” “The Landlady,” and “A Novel in Nine Letters”

Thomas Gaiton Marullo

in Fyodor Dostoevsky-The Gathering Storm (1846-1847): A Life in Letters, Memoirs, and Criticism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751851
eISBN:
9781501751875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751851.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter centers on Fyodor Dostoevsky's final break with Vissarion Belinsky and his circle, as well as his increasing struggles to stay afloat, internally and externally. It provides a unifying ... More


Pride before the Fall: Belinsky and the Aftermath of Poor Folk

Thomas Gaiton Marullo

in Fyodor Dostoevsky-The Gathering Storm (1846-1847): A Life in Letters, Memoirs, and Criticism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751851
eISBN:
9781501751875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751851.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter focuses on Fyodor Dostoevsky's increasingly tense ties with Vissarion Belinsky, Nikolai Nekrasov, Ivan Turgenev, Ivan Panaev, and other figures of the Russian literary world. It begins ... More


Havens from the Storms: The Vielgorskys, Beketovs, and Maykovs

Thomas Gaiton Marullo

in Fyodor Dostoevsky-The Gathering Storm (1846-1847): A Life in Letters, Memoirs, and Criticism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751851
eISBN:
9781501751875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751851.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter deals with the negative reception of Fyodor Dostoevsky from writers and critics in response to the success of Poor Folk and the failures that followed quickly. It discusses the ... More


Introduction

Thomas Gaiton Marullo

in Fyodor Dostoevsky-The Gathering Storm (1846-1847): A Life in Letters, Memoirs, and Criticism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751851
eISBN:
9781501751875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751851.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter recounts Fyodor Dostoevsky's popularity as a young Russian writer in early 1846 after his publication of Poor Folk. It elaborates how Dostoevsky was hailed as a savior, a prophet, and an ... More


The Dream of a Ridiculous Writer – Fyodor Dostoevsky

Katy Masuga

in Henry Miller and How He Got That Way

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641185
eISBN:
9780748651986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641185.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter studies Fyodor Dostoevsky, another of Miller's writing influences, showing him as a way to prevent the paradox of simultaneous living and creative expression in writing. It shows how ... More


Fyodor Dostoevsky-The Gathering Storm (1846-1847): A Life in Letters, Memoirs, and Criticism

Thomas Gaiton Marullo

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751851
eISBN:
9781501751875
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751851.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This second book in a three-volume work on the young Fyodor Dostoevsky is a diary-portrait of his early years drawn from letters, memoirs, and criticism of the writer, as well as from the testimony ... More


Conclusion

Thomas Gaiton Marullo

in Fyodor Dostoevsky-The Gathering Storm (1846-1847): A Life in Letters, Memoirs, and Criticism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751851
eISBN:
9781501751875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751851.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter recounts how Fyodor Dostoevsky was decidedly not on the straight and steady path that Pushkin and Gogol, Turgenev, and Tolstoy appeared to travel to glory and fame in 1846 and 1847. It ... More


Notes from the borderlands: repressing the returned

in Representing Epilepsy: Myth and Matter

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312373
eISBN:
9781846316173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316173.004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter discusses the borderlands of epilepsy. It reviews the monks, Robert Louis Stevenson's Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and the untimely death of Arthur Thomas Myers. These ideas and ... More


A Narrow Escape into Faith: Dostoevsky’s Idiot and the Christology of Comedy

John Givens

in The Image of Christ in Russian Literature: Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Bulgakov, Pasternak

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780875807799
eISBN:
9781501757792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780875807799.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter argues that one of Dostoevsky's bleakest faith narratives, The Idiot, deploys comedy as an apophatic device that reveals in the actions of its comic Christ figure, Prince Myshkin, the ... More


Christ Outside the Truth: Negative Christology in Demons and Brothers Karamazov

John Givens

in The Image of Christ in Russian Literature: Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Bulgakov, Pasternak

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780875807799
eISBN:
9781501757792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780875807799.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter compares Demons and Brothers Karamazov as apophatic discourses that underscore the difficulty of belief, even among those who profess faith. Both of these novels demonstrate how the ... More


Russian Existentialism, or Existential Russianism

Val Vinokur

in Situating Existentialism: Key Texts in Context

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231147750
eISBN:
9780231519670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231147750.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter examines the tension between Russian existentialism and existential “Russianism” by focusing on key moments from Fyodor Dostoevsky’s Notes from Underground and The Brothers Karamazov and ... More


Berdyaev’s Insight

Arthur Versluis

in The New Inquisitions: Heretic-Hunting and the Intellectual Origins of Modern Totalitarianism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195306378
eISBN:
9780199850914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306378.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the thoughts of essayist Fyodor Dostoevsky and political philosopher Nicholas Berdyaev on the relation between communism and Roman Catholicism. In one of his major works, ... More


The Glory of God Hidden in Creation: Eastern Views of Nature in Fyodor Dostoevsky and St. Isaac the Syrian

Bruce V. Foltz

in The Noetics of Nature: Environmental Philosophy and the Holy Beauty of the Visible

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254644
eISBN:
9780823261024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254644.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

The same bias that allows Lynn White Jr. to posit Western Christianity as normative for the Christian tradition as such allows Western interpreters of Dostoevsky to regard the affirmation of nature’s ... More


Introduction

in The Ridiculous Jew: The Exploitation and Transformation of a Stereotype in Gogol, Turgenev, and Dostoevsky

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759526
eISBN:
9780804769853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759526.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This introductory chapter first sets out the book's purpose, to explore the Jewish stereotype in the works of three prominent Russian writers of the nineteenth century—Nikolai Gogol's Taras Bulba, ... More


The Image of Christ in Russian Literature: Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Bulgakov, Pasternak

John Givens

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780875807799
eISBN:
9781501757792
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780875807799.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Vladimir Nabokov complained about the number of Dostoevsky's characters “sinning their way to Jesus.” In truth, Christ is an elusive figure not only in Dostoevsky's novels, but in Russian literature ... More


Centering and Decentering in Dostoevsky and Tolstoy

Anne Lounsbery

in Life Is Elsewhere: Symbolic Geography in the Russian Provinces, 1800-1917

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501747915
eISBN:
9781501747946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747915.003.0009
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter begins with a brief look at Leo Tolstoy's symbolic geography. His is an imaginary landscape that is by no means structured around a provintsiia/stolitsa binary and is thus an exception ... More


Moral Injury and Moral Repair in Crime and Punishment

Joshua Pederson

in Sin Sick: Moral Injury in War and Literature

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781501755873
eISBN:
9781501755897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755873.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This chapter provides an extended reading of Fyodor Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment, which remains perhaps the most sustained, focused meditation on the psychological aftereffects of a criminal act ... More


Fear and Trembling and the Paradox of Christian Existentialism

George Pattison

in Situating Existentialism: Key Texts in Context

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231147750
eISBN:
9780231519670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231147750.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter examines the paradox of Christian existentialism by tracing how a number of thinkers take on the troubling theme of “the exception,” which is entailed by Søren Kierkegaard’s argument in ... More


Making Suffering Visible

Laura Otis

in Banned Emotions: How Metaphors Can Shape What People Feel

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190698904
eISBN:
9780190698935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190698904.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

Attempts to manifest one’s suffering visually can turn aggressive if the people who have supposedly caused one’s pain refuse to see the results. Metaphors that suggest how pain looks can convey the ... More


The Century of Unbelief: Christ in Nineteenth-Century Russian Literature

John Givens

in The Image of Christ in Russian Literature: Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Bulgakov, Pasternak

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780875807799
eISBN:
9781501757792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780875807799.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter contrasts the Jesus of history with the Christ of faith. It charts the growing secularism of Russian culture and society in the nineteenth century, the so-called “century of unbelief.” ... More


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