Aspects of Dostoevskii: Art, Ethics and Faith

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Perhaps more than any other nineteenth-century Russian writer, Dostoevskii's continuing popularity rests on his contemporary relevance. The prophetic streak in his creativity gives him the same lasting appeal as dystopian novelists such as Zamiatin and Orwell whom he influenced and whose ethical concerns he anticipated. Religious themes are prominent in his work, too, and, though he was a believer, his interest seems to lie in the tension between faith and unbelief, which was felt as keenly in the Russia of his time as in ...

Aspects of Dostoevskii: Art, Ethics and Faith 2012, Brill/Rodopi

ISBN-13: 9789042035140

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