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Discovering Sexuality in Dostoevsky


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Most discussions of sexuality in the work of Dostoevsky have been framed in Freudian terms. But Dostoevsky himself wrote about sexuality from a decidedly pre-Freudian perspective. By looking at the views of human sexual development that were available in Dostoevsky's time and that he, an avid reader and observer of his own social context, absorbed and reacted to, Susanne Fusso gives us a new way of understanding a critical element in the writing of one of Russia's literary masters. Beyond discovering Dostoevsky's own views ...

Discovering Sexuality in Dostoevsky 2008, Northwestern University Press

ISBN-13: 9780810151901

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Discovering Sexuality in Dostoevsky 2006, Northwestern University Press

ISBN-13: 9780810121072